Kashmir Press Club condemns assault on photo journalists in Pulwama, demands action against guilty

Kashmir
Press Club (KPC) on Friday strongly condemned the “assault and seizure of
cameras” of the photo journalists in south Kashmir’s Pulwama.

Demanding
action against the accused security forces personnel responsible for the act,
KPC reiterated its concern about difficulties faced by journalists working in
Kashmir.

“Recalling
the sequence of events one among the photo journalists said that policemen
abused them while they were performing their duties,” said the KPC, in a
statement. “The officer hurled abused, thrashed and seized our cameras. An hour
later, our equipment was returned to us,” he was quoted as having said.

Noting
the concern, the KPC urged the Governor’s administration and in particular the
higher up in the police force to investigate the matter act against those found
responsible for it.

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-GK

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