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TIWN appeals Public, Tripura Media Community to help Journalist Suman Debnath
TIWN June 21, 2018
TIWN appeals Public, Tripura Media Community to help Journalist Suman Debnath
PHOTO : Suman Debnath photos.

Dharmanagar / Agartala, June 21 (TIWN): TIWN appeals to Tripura media and public to help Journalist Suman Debnath who is undergoing treatment at Dharmanagar Hospital.

Suman Debnath was brutally attacked by an Oil Mafia Simin Ahmed in a Halal style to slice throat. The incident took place on June 18 night at around 10.45 pm night when Suman was retuning from Shanichara. As soon as when Suman reached Indian Oil Depo Simin Mia called him and requested him to go inside the vendor. After entering the shop he attacked Suman with sharp weapon.

Along with him, another Mihir Deb was present any anyhow Suman survived himself and rushed to Dharmanagar District hospital.

Suman Debnath primarily works in News Vanguard TV Channel, also works in multiple media houses.

This is not the first attack upon him, but in 2017 TIWN published how openly flues are being theft from Dharmanar before it reach at petrol pumps. Those pictures, videos had become viral and hit the illegal fuel sellers at Rajbari area. Recently, he was threatened in phone after he exposed Litchi business’s scandals ongoing at Dharmanagar.

Suman from Dharmanagar hospital told TIWN Agartala office, Shamim Ahmed is the main culprit and police would be find him. Suman also suspected, Shamim Ahmed who actually tried to kill him using abusive language is right now in Dharmanagar but police’s  unsuccessful drive to catch him has upset the victim.

Out of two accused, police has arrested one Mihir Deb, whereas Shamim Ahmed is absconding, SP of North District told TIWN.

‘Reporters without Borders’ from its Paris, France Headquarters via a Press Release condemned brutal attack on Tripura Journalist Suman Debnath. 

 RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk said. “We firmly condemn this murder attempt. We call on the local authorities to conduct a thorough investigation and to take all necessary measures to ensure that this journalist is protected and is able to continue his investigative reporting without putting his life in danger.”

TIWN donated Rs 10,000/- and requesting Media and Public to help the seriously injured victim with monetory help as the injured Journalist bed-ridden at Govt Hospital.

Journalist Bank A/C Details 

Suman Debnath, State Bank of India , Dharmanagar Bazar Br, Thana Road  

IFSC Code SBIN0015806   Saving A/C   20219885678 


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