JKNPCC Condemns Thrashing of Journalists by Army

Demands Army should Pay Compensation for Damaging of Equipment

Baramulla , Dec 25: Jammu Kashmir Newspapers Coordination Committee led by Rasheed Rahi on Friday condemned high-handedness on Journalists by the army during Jashn e Baramulla event and he demanded high level enquiry into the incident
It is pertinent to mention that army thrashed journalists and damaged camera of a video journalist when they covering Jeshan-e- Baramulla event organised by Army on Friday.
Sources told CNS that Protesting journalists said that after covering the event media persons were about to take interview of celebrity Amesha Patell an Army officer appeared on spot and mishbehaved with the journalists.

Rahi added that the army should be made accountable for thrashing of Journalists as such incidents have became everyday affair.

Several Media fraternities have strongly condemned the attack on journalists and urged Army top brass to initiate an inquiry into the matter as it is attack on fourth estate. (CNS)