In a shocking piece of news from Bihar’s Arwal, a journalist was shot at by two unidentified assailants today. The scribe, who has been identified as Pankaj Mishra, was rushed to a nearby hospital where his condition is said to be critical, police said.
Police said that Pankaj was working for Rashtriya Sahara newspaper. He was attacked by two bike-borne goons.
Police said that Pankaj was carrying Rs 1 lakh cash when he was attacked by the two persons. Police said that they have arrested one person in connection with case.
The incident took place two days after senior journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead by three bike-borne criminals at her Bengaluru residence.
Last year, a Hindi daily journalist Rajdeo Ranjan was was shot dead in Siwan. He was known to have been writing against RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin.