Before escaping, the accused threw eggs on her car's windshield to prevent her from noting down their car number.
Jain’s brother alleged that two men, including the additional agriculture extension officer, Aman Chowdhary, had set Jain on fire.
The victim has been admitted to a hospital, where his condition is stated to be out of danger.
However, another case of fraud and forgery still pending in the court against the Nation Live scribes Ishika Singh, Anuj Shukla and Anshul Kaushik, their lawyer Nitin Gupta said.
A journalist Chakresh Jain, who worked for a Hindi daily died after sustaining 90% burns under mysterious manner in Shahgarh town of Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district on Wednesday.
The fact-finding committee, comprising Jaishankar Gupta and Uttam Chandra Sharma, Members, Press Council of India, will visit Shamli on Saturday to ascertain the details of the incident.
The policemen thrashed Sharma, a journalist who was covering derailment of a goods train in Shamli.
Journalists under the Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) staged a demonstration protesting attack on private TV channel crew at a factory here on Wednesday.
According to the fresh protest programme unveiled on Tuesday by the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), the media professionals will take part in whistle and lantern marches.
Government Railway Police inspector, constable suspended for beating, urinating on journalist in Shamli
In the video that went viral, the Shamli journalist can be seen been mercilessly beaten by a group of men and locked up in jail.
Several scribes rushed to the police station on learning about the incident and put the video footage of cops beating up Amit Sharma on the social media.
Identified by police as Siddaraju, a petrol pump attendant, and Chamraju, a cab driver, they were produced before a court which remanded them to judicial custody.
Iran's mission to the United Nations did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
A joint team of Crime Branch and Southern Range conducted the raids across the national capital and questioned more than 50 suspects in connection with the case.
The journalists, many wearing black armbands and holding placards, held a symbolic march from the Press Club of India in central Delhi towards the Rail Bhawan circle