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Haryana Police arrests journalist, books another for publishing ‘incorrect place' of suspected terrorist’s arrest

Haryana Police arrests journalist, books one other for publishing ‘incorrect place’ of suspected terrorist’s arrest | Information

Ambala: A journalist was arrested and one other was booked at Ambala Cantonment right here for allegedly mentioning “incorrect place” of arrest of a suspected terrorist in a information report, prompting the opposition to assault the Haryana authorities for “suppressing” freedom of press.
The case in opposition to reporter Sunil Brar and information editor Sandeep Sharma of Dainik Bhaskar was registered on Thursday below totally different sections of the IPC, police mentioned, including that Brar was taken into custody on Friday.
Efforts are on to nab Sharma, they mentioned.
A suspected terrorist was arrested by Punjab Police on Wednesday over an alleged tiffin bomb plot from Mardon Sahib village of Ambala. The newspaper headline on the next day said ‘Punjab police claims arrest of terrorist at Cantt from close to IOC depot’.
The nationwide every day printed a correction the subsequent day on the situation from the place the suspected terrorist was arrested.
SHO Ambala Cantt Vijay Kumar mentioned the case in opposition to the journalists was registered as they printed the information with none authentication. Journalist Sunil and Sandeep Sharma have created worry among the many plenty by publishing false information, he added.
In the meantime, opposition events, together with the Congress, INLD, Haryana Democratic Entrance and BSP, criticised the arrest.
Senior Congress chief Rohit Jain mentioned the arrest was made in opposition to the path of Supreme court docket. He mentioned the police had not issued any prior discover to the journalist earlier than arresting him.
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