State press fraternity pays tribute to slain journalist

ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Journalists in Arunachal Pradesh paid tribute to slain comrade Sudip Datta Bhaumik, who was shot dead at the Tripura State Rifles’ 2nd battalion headquarters on the outskirts of Agartala on Tuesday.
Holding a candle light vigil at the office of the Arunachal Press Club in Itanagar, the Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working Journalists (APUWJ) has condemned the incident and called for an expedited investigation.
APUWJ President, Amar Sangno, while paying tribute to Bhaumik’s long career as a crime reporter called for exemplary punishment for the culprits of the heinous crime.
APUWJ General Secretary, Ranju Dodum condemned the fact that the alleged perpetrators of the crime are security personnel and that those tasked with the responsibility of protecting citizens have reportedly killed one.