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APCU demands steps to protect journos

The All Assam Press Correspondent Union has expressed grave concern over the repeated killing of scribes in the country and has demanded measures to ensure their safety and security. 

In a statement issued in Namrup, president Manoj Singh, working president Mausum Jyoti Baishya and chief secretary Hemanta Saikia said the journalist fraternity has hardly any safety and security if these repeated incidents of attacks on the scribes in the country are to be believed. 

They said ten journos namely Sudip Dutta , Hari Prakash , Brojesh Kumar Singh , Shyam Sarmah , Kamlesh Jain , Hubindar Singh Rana , Gauri Lankesh ,Shantanu Bhoumik , J.J. Singh , and Rajesh Mishra were killed within a short spell of period.

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