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IJU condemns killing of journalist

The Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemned the killing of a journalist Sai Reddy by unknown assailants at Basaguda in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. Sai Reddy, a senior journalist working for Hindi daily Deshbandhu , went to market where a group of assailants pounced upon him and axed him to death. The police suspect that he was killed by Maoists.

IJU secretary general Amar Devulapalli, demanded that the Chhattisgarh Government should immediately arrest the culprits and bring them to book.