Security: Editors call on CM
Agartala : By Our Correspondent
Worried over the incident, editors and owners of media houses today held a meeting at Agartala Press Club. Subal Kumar Dey chaired the meeting which was attended by Pradip Datta Bhowmik, Paritosh Biswas, Arun Nath, Shanit Debroy, Anirban Debnath, Pratik Mahalanabish and others.
They called on Chief Minister at civil secretariat and demanded a government job and Rs 5,00,000 compensation for the families of the victims. They also sought safety and security to the lives of journalists and employees of newspaper and media houses in the state. “CID may be engaged to lead the investigation”, Sarkar, who is worried over the crime, informed the media owners.
The editors and owners of media houses also handed over Rs 6000 to the kin of victims to perform their last rites. A team of Agartala Press Club also met Sarkar and demanded the same. Tripura Working Journalists’ Association demanded CBI probe over the killing. “Even after 24 hours, the Police failed to arrest the killers. Wonder how are the Police proceeding with the investigations without any leads”, Debasish Majumdar, general secretary, quipped. SUCI also condemned the incident.