Hisbulla supporters assault senior journalist in Kaaththaankudi

[TamilNet, Monday, 19 May 2008, 12:15 GMT]
Supporters of M.L.A.M. Hisbulla, the successful United Peoples’ Freedom Alliance (UPFA) candidate in Eastern Provincial Council, (EPC) assaulted the senior journalist T. L. Jawferkan and another journalist at Hisbulla’s Kaaththaankudi office Monday around 1:15 p.m, seriously injuring Jawferkan who was rushed to Kaaththaankudi hospital, sources in Kaaththaankudi said.

The two journalists had gone to Hisbulla’s office to interview him on his recent announcement that he was going to break away from the UPFA and his intention of functioning as an independent group.

Hisbulla arrived at Kaaththaankudi Monday morning.

Hisbulla’s supporters who were at his office assaulted both the journalists and damaging Jawferkan’s camera.

The journalists have lodged complaints with Kaaththaankudi police.

 

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