Office of Tamil bi-weekly Nakkeeran attacked

Miscreants attacked office of Tamil bi-weekly `Nakkheeran` for carrying an article about the AIADMK leadership, drawing flak from the opposition DMK.

Chennai: Miscreants on Saturday attacked the office
of Tamil bi-weekly `Nakkheeran` for carrying an article about
the AIADMK leadership, drawing flak from the opposition DMK.

In an update on its website, `Nakkheeran` said AIADMK
workers attacked its office at Royapettah here using wooden
logs and bottles.

However, it did not specify the reason for the attack. It
said copies of the magazine were being burnt down by AIADMK
supporters all over the state.
"They came in teams and attacked our premises, damaging
property, including cars and two-wheelers," said Nakkheeran
Editor Gopal, who acted as an emissary between the states of
Tamil Nadu and Karnataka and slain forest brigand Veerappan
when he had kidnapped Kananda superstar, the late Rajkumar.

Reacting to the development, DMK president M Karunanidhi
slammed the attacks and said there are legal remedies to seek
reddressal for grievances. "My opinion is that attacking
journalists or media offices is not acceptable," he said in a
statement.
PTI

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