V. Murali, Editor, Sakshi , Telugu daily, has expressed his solidarity with The Hindu in its fight against the ‘false cases’ registered by Hyderabad police.

In a letter addressed to The Hindu Editor Siddharth Varadarajan, he condemned the manner in which cases were booked against the newspaper and also the way its Andhra Pradesh Resident Editor, S. Nagesh Kumar was intimidated by the police in the guise of investigation.

‘Vindictive act’

He felt that The Hindu , known for its professional and ethical journalism, should not have been made target of ‘vindictive and personal agenda’ of some individual officers. Journalist fraternity and civil society had rightly stood up against the State police and extended their support to The Hindu , he said assuring that Sakshi was with The Hindu in its fight.