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Tripura cop guns down journalist

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Published : Nov 22, 2017, 2:18 am IST
Updated : Nov 22, 2017, 2:18 am IST

Two months ago, another journalist, Shantanu Bhowmik, was killed by a mob allegedly in the presence of police at Mandai, about 40 km from Agartala.

Sudip was reportedly killed inside the battalion headquarters of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) in RK Nagar. (Photo: Sudip Datta Bhaumik/Facebook)
 Sudip was reportedly killed inside the battalion headquarters of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) in RK Nagar. (Photo: Sudip Datta Bhaumik/Facebook)

Guwahati: In the second killing of a mediaperson in Tripura in two months, a crime reporter of local newspaper was shot dead on Tuesday by a personal security officer (PSO) of a commandant of the 2nd Tripura State Rifles (TSR) at R.K. Nagar, about 20 km from Agartala.

Syandan Patrika journalist Sudip Datta Bhaumik, 48, was allegedly shot dead by constable Nandagopal Reang around 2 pm at the headquarters of the 2nd battalion of TSR, West Tripura superintendent of police (SP) Abhijit Saptarshi said.

He said that the constable has been arrested but the motive behind the crime is not clear yet.

Two months ago, another journalist, Shantanu Bhowmik, was killed by a mob allegedly in the presence of police at Mandai, about 40 km from Agartala.

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