Senior journalist KJ Singh, mother found dead in Mohali residence
Senior journalist KJ Singh and his 92-year-old mother were found dead at their Mohali residence in Punjab today. Police suspect murder. A few things were reportedly missing from the house. Singh was the former editor at Indian Express. An investigation is underway. Police officers are present at Singh's house. More details are awaited.
I condemn ghastly murder of senior journalist KJ Singh and his mother at Mohali. Urge police to nab perpetrators imm.— Sukhbir Singh Badal (@officeofssbadal) September 23, 2017
In the last 20 days, two journalists have been killed and another attacked. On September 4, Gauri Lankesh was shot dead in Bengaluru, re-awakening the debate on journalists' safety. Two days later, journalist Pankaj Mishra was shot at in Bihar's Arwal while he was on his way home from a bank. Two days ago, Tripura journalist Santanu Bhowmik was killed while covering clashes.