08/13/15 5:34 AM

113 Cases of Attack on Journalists in 2014: Govt.

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The Government announced in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that 113 cases of attack on journalists were filed during 2014 and that 30 accused in these cases were arrested from various parts of the country. Minister of State for Home Affairs, Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary, in written reply to a question, mentioned in Rajya Sabha that Uttar Pradesh stood first on this list with 63 cases being filed.

 

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Four members accused in these cases were arrested, the Minister said. While 22 cases were filed in Bihar, 3 were arrested, 7 cases in Madhya Pradesh and 10 were arrested, 5 cases in Maharashtra and 6 people were arrested, mentioned Minister Haribhai Chaudhary.

 

 

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