Bangalore: Journalists from various media
associations here on Tuesday condemned the murder of Mumbai-based
veteran crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey and demanded that the
Maharashtra Government order a CBI inquiry into the incident.
The scribes also demanded an assurance from the Maharashtra
government that firm action would be taken in a specific time
frame in the case.
The journalists, in a letter addressed to Maharashtra
Chief Minister Prithviraj Chauhan, sought an assurance for the
safety of journalist fraternity in Maharashtra and to create
an atmosphere for them to work freely and safely in the state.
The Members of the Bangalore Reporters` Guild, Press Club
of Bangalore, Karnataka Union of Working Journalists, Photo
Journalists Association met at the press club.