Journo killed in actress assault protest

Comment on this story
iol wld dec 23 india rape REUTERS A college student shouts slogans as she holds a placard during a protest in Jammu. Thousands of protesters took to the streets in various parts of the country to demand urgent action against the men who took turns to rape a 23-year-old woman on a moving bus.

Guwahati - A television journalist was shot dead on Sunday after police opened fire during a protest against a sexual assault on a film actress in India's northeast, an official said.

The 36-year-old, who was working for the Doordarshan network, was killed in Imphal, capital of Manipur state, police spokesman A. Singh told AFP. The death comes amid a wave of protests in India over a student's gang-rape in New Delhi. - Sapa-AFP



sign up
 
 

Comment Guidelines



  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.