Kerala: Asianet TV channel office attacked

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As per the recent reports, the office and Alappuzha bureau of Asianet TV channel was allegedly attacked on Thursday morning.

The attacked on the bureau of Asianet TV channel was allegedly attacked in connection with the involvement of state minister in land encroachment.

Ramesh Chennithala, Leader of the opposition party said in a statement, “The need of the hour is to order a high-level probe and the perpetrators of this crime should be exposed and action taken against them. This is a blatant attack on the freedom of press”.

Following this, the journalist who reported the incident said, he came to know about the attack in the morning.

Prasad, who reported the incident, said in a statement, “I had slept late around 2 a.m. and this took place after I went to sleep. I have done 20 reports on the alleged irregularities against Chandy”.

It was learned that previously Asianet TV has covered several news stories on Chandy’s involvement in the alleged land grab.

According to the reports, the minister used his power, money to get away from the allegations.

Communist Party of India-Marxist state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said in a statement, these attacks are strictly not acceptable and action should be taken.

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