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Journalist Vikram Joshi, shot at in UP’s Ghaziabad, dies

Ghaziabad | ByAsian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
Jul 22, 2020 10:55 AM IST

The Station in-charge has been suspended and departmental inquiry initiated after the family of the journalist alleged inaction by the police.

Journalist Vikram Joshi, who was shot at by unknown miscreants near his residence in Vijay Nagar, Ghaziabad on July 20, breathed his last at a hospital, doctors said on Wednesday.

Vikram Joshi has suffered a bullet injury on his head.
Vikram Joshi has suffered a bullet injury on his head.

The doctor monitoring Joshi said that the veins in the journalists’ head had got badly damaged due to the bullet injury.

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Meanwhile, the Station in-charge has been suspended and departmental inquiry initiated after the family of the journalist alleged inaction by the police.

A total of nine accused have been arrested in the matter and efforts to nab another accused are underway.

The incident occurred on Monday, days after Vikram Joshi had filed a complaint with Vijay Nagar Police Station stating that some men were harassing his niece. Joshi has suffered a bullet injury on his head.

Joshi’s brother, Aniket Joshi had said, “A few men were harassing his niece a few days ago and my brother had opposed it and also filed a police complaint. A case was also registered following which he was shot at by those miscreants.”

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