Kumaresh (40), a native of Theni district, working as a reporter for a private satellite channel, was allegedly attacked by some anti-social elements on AA Road off Gnanaolivupuram on Monday night.

Police said that the reporter had reportedly passed on information to police personnel about gangs involved in ‘mamool' collection in the locality. When the reporter was in his office, two persons came on a motorcycle and after ransacking the premises attacked Kumaresh.

He was rushed to a private hospital with multiple injuries.

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