When the whole country speaks about rights and freedom of speech, in a terrible incident a journalist from Assam was thrashed by miscreants for reporting on gambling activities in Mirza.
According to reports, while journalists Milan Mahanta was shopping at a local market, a man named ‘Sanjay Thakuria’ confronted him with few of his mates and abused Mahanta for reporting about illegal gambling activities.
The group of men dragged Mahanta and tied him to a light post and thrashed him. The journo was later rescued by large crowds who took him to a nearby pharmacy to get him checked.
The miscreants threatened the journalist and managed to flee the scene later. Later, Mahanta filed a complaint at Palashbari police station and an investigation is underway.