June 21, 2019
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