Gang attacks Malayalam TV reporter, cameraman in Wayanad

They were admitted to the community health centre at Panamaram with injuries and were later referred to the Government General Hospital

Updated - December 27, 2023 10:52 am IST

Published - December 27, 2023 10:12 am IST - KALPETTA

A Malayalam television channel reporter and a cameraman were allegedly attacked by a gang near Panamaram in Wayanad on Tuesday, December 26, 2023.

Deepak Mohan and Abu Tahir, reporter and cameraman respectively of Reporter Channel, had gone to Cherupuzha, near Panamaram, to report on the alleged mud filling of a wetland in the area.

The gang allegedly in connivance with the landowner assaulted the duo. They were admitted to the community health centre at Panamaram with injuries and were later referred to the Government General Hospital.

The Panamaram police took four persons into custody following the incident.

The Wayanad district unit of the Kerala Union of Working Journalists condemned the attack.

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