Working Journalists protest against J.Deys murder in Mumbai

5:28 PM, Friday, June 17th, 2011

 Jyothirmayi DeyMangalore: The killing of a “crime” journalist Jyothirmayi Dey in Maharashtra last week by 4 unknown assailants at point-blank range, elicited cries of condemnation of local working journalists here on Friday and they asked for a CBI probe to detect and arrest the culprits, driven by a mafia.
The enraged journalists submitted a memorandum to ADC Prabhakar Sharma, at the DC office, seeking immediate deterrent action against harming journalists/reporters by murderers.
They wrote to the President of India that Dey’s murder had exposed an attempt to suppress the freedom of print/electronic media by criminal gangs. They said pressmen would not be cowed down. They appealed to the Indian President to ask all CM’s to protect the press people. DK Working Journalists Union Chief PB. Harish Rai and office bearers were present.

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