For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
A group of unidentified people assaulted a jaffna journalist today, according to reports.
The journalist identified as S. Starlin, works for the Jaffna-based Valampuri newspaper.
He was reportedly assaulted while he was returning home after work. The journalist has been admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital.
At a press conference today, Starlin has repeatedly queried the releasing of the suspects who were arrested for disrupting a political rally of the joint opposition recently.
Meanwhile, Jaffna police stae that that no complaint has been received pertaining to any such incident.
– Sri Lanka Mirror