May 9, 2021

4 arrested in UP Journalist killing case

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Balia (UP), Aug. 25: Four persons have been arrested on Tuesday on charge of killing a working journalist in Phepana, Balia district. Ratan Singh (45), a journalist working with a Hindi news channel was shot dead. According to the police, the journalist was involved in a property dispute with his neighbor Dinesh Singh.
Additional Superintendent of Police Sanjay Yadav said, four persons Dinesh Singh, Arvind Singh, Suneel Singh and Moti Singh, have been arrested in this connection.”

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Police asserted that the reason behind Ratan’s murder was property dispute and not related to the journalist’s work. Action under the National Security Act and Gangster Act will also be taken against the four accused.