Imphal: The Manipur Hills Journalists’ Union (MHJU) ‘vehemently’ condemns the brutal assault of journalist Elangbam Rameshwor, Thoubal correspondent for Naharolgi Thoudang on the morning of October 24 by some unidentified miscreants.
The media fraternity is shocked and pained to witness such act of frequently attacking the journalist and demand immediate justice to the victim. MHJU seriously viewed the incident and appealed the state government to book those involved and provide assistance to the victim who has to be treated medically.
The journalists Union urged the concern authorities to take up the matter seriously and book those culprits behind the attack on the scribe and take immediate necessary action urgently.
“It is disheartening to note that, journalists in their line of duty are not safe and frequently harmed,” it said.
The MHJU while expressing solidarity with Elangbam Rameshwor and his family members also extended moral support to Naharolgi Thoudang newspaper.