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Mumbai journalist`s funeral in afternoon

Last Updated: Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 10:25

Mumbai: The funeral of senior crime journalist Jyotindra Dey, who was killed in a daylight attack a day earlier, will be held here Sunday afternoon, family sources said.

Dey`s body was brought to his family residence in Ghatkopar where it will be kept till noon for the media fraternity to pay their last respects.

Later, it will be taken in a procession to the Rajawadi Crematorium where the last rites will be performed.
Dey was the special investigations editor at Mumbai-based eveninger Mid Day. He had been covering the mafia extensively for over two decades.

He was shot dead by four unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants while he riding on his bike near his residence in Powai Saturday afternoon, sending shockwaves in the city`s media circles.

Though the police have yet to make headway in cracking the case, they have recovered vital clues on the killers from the footage of a CCTV installed in a building in Powai.

The brazen daylight murder has been condemned by journalist organisations all over the state, NGOs and prominent personalities while the Maharashtra government has assured that it would nab the culprits at the earliest.


First Published: Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 10:25

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