25 August 2020, Lucknow
A journalist in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) was shot dead last night.
A journalist working with a Hindi news channel was shot dead in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh, Indian media reports said.
The 45-year-old journalist, Ratan Singh, was working with a Hindi news channel was shot dead in Phephana. “We are investigating the case,” Additional Superintendent of Police Sanjay Yadav said.
A police officer said that the shooter was an associate of the victim adding that the journalist was killed after a fight with his associate turned violent.
(With inputs from Agencies)