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Coimbatore

Media persons condemn attack on TV journalist

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : Over 50  media persons Friday staged a demonstration condemning the attack on  TV reporters G Muthuvel in Sattankulam two days ago.
   
The journalists, under the banner of Coimbatore District Journalists Association, raised slogans against the attack and also demanded action against a police official for allegedly instigating three persons to carry out the attack on Muthuvel.
    
The agitators wanted the Centre and State governments to provide protection to the journalists and enact a legislation to ensure their safety.

 A similar protest demonstration was held at nearby Tirupur.
     
Muthuvel, who works for Polimer News in Srivaikuntam area, had sustained serious head injuries in the attack

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