3 CRPF officials suspended for assaulting journalists

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Jalandhar, Jul 27 (UNI) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) today suspended three of its officials for assaulting journalists here.

Additional DIG M S Ahmed in a statement said SI Naresh Kumar, head constable Raghbir Singh and constable Girish S were suspended with immediate effect for attacking journalists here yesterday night.

He said that 45th Battalion Commandant RT Paramhans has rushed from Amritsar for further necessary action against guilty officials.

Action would be taken during further investigation against other CRPF officials involved in the incident after identifying them, he added.

A group of CRPF personnels reportedly under the influence of liquor at Football Chowk had attacked mediapersons with sticks. More than 10 mediapersons were injured and cameras broken during the lathicharge.


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