A Journalist was beaten up by a beat officer while filming and uncovering timber smuggling racket in Assam. Beat Officer assaults the journalist while he captured how the costly timber smuggling racket is continued at Monierkhal under Sonai Forest Range.
Journalist Vikram Vijay Das has been assaulted while trying to uncover the costly timber smuggling through Sonai River. The beat officer Debashish Nath has allegedly beaten the journalist for disclosing smuggling rackets.
The accused beat officer Debashish Nath got tempered when Vikram Vijay Das the victim reporter asks him about the smuggling rackets captured in the camera. The officer also snatched his phone and threatened him. An FIR has been registered at Dholai police station in this regard.
However, many opportunist reporters also supporting the accused officer and demanding a private settlement of the issue by the victim.
On the other hand, the reporter’s fraternity and different organisations have demanded immediate suspension of the Beat Officer Debashish Nath. They demand quick justice regarding the incident.