Ranchi: Jharkhand police have arrested two persons in connection with the killing of TV journalist in Chatra district of the state, police officials said.
Talking to IANS, Chatra superintendent of police Anjani Jha said, “We have arrested two people as part of our investigation into the murder of the journalist. We are interrogating and will later disclose the details onmotive behind the murder.”
Indradev Yadav alias Akhilesh Singh, a local television reporter in Chatra district, was shot dead on Thursday while he was returning home.
Journalists’ associations across the country have condemned the killings and demanded immediate arrest of the culprits.
Akhilesh Singh is the fourth journalist to be killed since the creation of Jharkhand in November 2000, according to the records kept by media watchdog agencies like the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).