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Scribes protest murder of rural journalist

A protest meeting at Guwahati Press Club today demanded strict punishment to the killer and conspirators of Raihanul Nayum, a young reporter of Gana Chabuk- published from Dhubri-who was assassinated on September 8 by a mob generated after an incident of theft in a Kali temple.

Organized by Journalists’ Action Committee, the protest meeting also urged the government to pay a sum of Rs 10,00,000 as compensation to the family of Nayum.

Attended by the Guwahati based journalists, the meeting also resolved to pursues for a special protection law for the journalists on duty. They also urged the editorial heads of the media outlets in Assam to issue proper appointment letters/ identity cards to their working journalists.

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