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Gang of five assailants attacks journalist near Uppinangady

Gang of five assailants attacks journalist near Uppinangady

Mangalore Today News Network

Belthangady, Feb 27, 2016 : A journalist working for Mangaluru based Kannada daily  Jaya Kirana was attacked by  some people at Saralikatte near Uppinangady on February 26, Friday night.

Journalis attacked

The incident occurred when Asif was on way home in his two-wheeler. The assailants numbering around five who arrived by a Scorpio attacked Asif before taking to their heels.

The injured journalist is undergoing treatment at the Belthangady Government Hospital. It is said the attack was in retaliation to some reports published by Asif which had exposed unlawful activities.

If Asif has named one of the assailants as Azeez, the other four attackers  have been identified as Imran, Nawaz, Siddique Bazar and Sinan.

Uppinangady Police are investigating the case.

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