JORHAT, April 28 - A video journalist of a Guwahati-based private Assamese TV news channel was attacked by a group of miscreants late last night.
Rajib Bora, the Jorhat-based reporter of DY365 news channel was attacked by a group of five persons on motorbikes near the APDCL office at Mahatma Gandhi Road here at around 10:40 pm on Saturday.
Bora, who received injury on his head, was rushed to the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital, and after preliminary medical aid, he was later admitted at ICU of a private nursing home here. Doctors said he was out of danger but needed to be kept for observation for 48 hours.
Meanwhile, police arrested one of the five accused in the case. The arrested youth has been identified as Jyoti Prasad Das of Dakhin Sarbaibandha here who runs a street food kiosk. Police said efforts were on to nab the other men.
A case (Number 996/2019) has been registered at the Jorhat Police Station in this connection.
A family member of Bora stated that he was attacked by a group of fast-food vendors who park their kiosks near a shopping mall near the Jorhat Circuit House.