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Hooda orders inquiry in scribe assault case

india Updated: May 19, 2009 11:28 IST

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Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has ordered an inquiry into the scribe assault case in which two people in his office in Sonepat allegedly thrashed a national Hindi daily journalist.

Rajiv Dutt Pandey, Bureau Chief (Sonepat) Dainik Bhaskar, was assaulted by two peoplw when he was in his office on May 17.

The two accused identified as Sukhbir of Shahzadpur village and Virender of Adarsh Nagar, Sonepat, were arrested and a case has been registered against them, but later they were let off by the police.

A delegation of Sonepat Press Club had called on Hooda at Haryana Bhavan in New Delhi on Monday evening and apprised him about the incident.

Rohtak MP Deepinder Hooda has also condemned the incident and asked the Sonepat district administration to take steps to prevent such incidents in future.

On Monday, the journalists here took out a protest march through the main bazaars of the city condemning the police role in the incident.