Delhi police attack Mathrubhumi journalist, cameraman; destroy camera


Mathrubhumi News reporter Arun Shankar, cameraman Vaishakh Jayapalan sustained injuries in the attack.

New Delhi: Police officials at the national capital unleashed merciless attack on journalists covering the protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) here on Friday.

Mathrubhumi News reporter Arun Shankar, cameraman Vaishakh Jayapalan sustained injuries in the attack.

The journalists were covering the massive anti-CAA stir at Delhi Gate in the national capital. While they were capturing the police brutally beating up the protesters. At that time, several policemen attacked the Mathrubhumi News crew from behind.

Enraged that the journalists were capturing the visuals of their brutal attack on helpless protesters, the police officers forcibly took away the video camera and destroyed it.

Despite sustaining injuries to his head, Vaishakh Jayapalan continued to capture the visuals of the police brutality which was aired by Mathrubhumi News.

Arun Shankar and Vaishakh Jayapalan have been taken to a hospital.

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