55-year-old journalist working with local Hindi newspaper in UP’s Dubouli village killed; investigation underway

  • Unidentified miscreants killed a 55-year-old journalist by slitting his throat near Dubouli village in Kushinagar district

  • The victim, Radheyshyam Sharma, was associated with a local Hindi newspaper

  • Police are probing the matter and trying to ascertain the motive

Gorakhpur: Unidentified miscreants killed a 55-year-old journalist by slitting his throat near Dubouli village in Kushinagar district on Thursday morning, police said.

 55-year-old journalist working with local Hindi newspaper in UP’s Dubouli village killed; investigation underway

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The victim, Radheyshyam Sharma, was associated with a local Hindi newspaper, they said.

Sharma, a resident of Siktiya Tola in the Hata area of Kushinagar, also used to teach at a private school near his village, the police said.

The assailants stopped Sharma, who was on his motorcycle, near Dubouli village in the morning and slit his throat, they said.

Police are probing the matter and trying to ascertain the motive.

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Updated Date: Oct 10, 2019 15:21:21 IST