IJU demands inquiry into Dhubri scribe's killing

Guwahati: Indian Journalists Union (IJU) Tuesday condemned and demanded a high-level inquiry into the killing of an young journalist Raihan Nayum by unidentified miscreants in Assam's Dhubri district.

The IJU in a statement issued here expressed concern at the frequent attacks and killing of journalists in Assam and demanded a high-level inquiry into Nayum's killing.

Twenty-eight year old Nayum, a correspondent of the local bi-weekly 'Gana Chabuk', was hacked to death by unidentified men on September 8 last at Indira Gandhi Road in Dhubri.

The Journalists Union of Assam (JUA), a state affiliate of IJU, also condemned the killing and demanded that the concerned authorities investigate the case and identify the killers of Nayum at the earliest.