AGARTALA, July 25 � A sub-inspector of police was suspended and officer-in-charge of East Agartala Police station was transferred with immediate effect for wielding baton on journalists in MBB College campus here, official sources said today.
Eleven journalists were injured in the incident on July 10.
Sources said, official order was issued by the Superintendent of Police of West Tripura district on Sunday adding that the sub-inspector of police Jehangir Hussain was suspended and officer-in-charge of East Police station Narayan Saha was transferred with immediate effect.
The mediapesons under the banner or Assembly of Journalists demanded suspension of the police officers.
Teliamura police station OC Inspector Partha Sarathi Pal was shifted to East Agartala PS while Inspector Pranab Sengupta who was in crime branch was sent to Teliamura PS. �PTI