OTV journalist attacked in Paradip; 1 arrested

Paradip: The Paradip Lock police arrested one Biswanath Behera in connection with an attack on a journalist of OTV during coverage of a protest by students of Gada Sri Maa government high school today.

As per reports, the OTV journalist was attacked and the camera equipment was also ransacked. Moreover, a couple of protesting students were also injured in the process.

Later, the students and other journalists gheraoed the Paradip Lock Police Station and staged protest demanding action against the accused. It is alleged that certain political party supporters intentionally attacked the journalist.

It is pertinent to mention here that the students of the high school have been staging dharna since last three days demanding fulfilment of their demands.