Case Against DMDK men for Attack on Journalists

Condemning the attack, the Consortium of Journalists in India (CJI) said police registered a case against 19 DMDK men, including Parthasarathy.

Published: 31st December 2015 08:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st December 2015 08:13 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

CHENNAI: A case was registered against DMDK legislator P. Parthasarathy and 18 party cadres on Thursday on the charge of attacking and injuring a few journalists protesting near party chief A. Vijaykant's house.

The DMDK men allegedly attacked a group of journalists when they were proceeding towards Vijaykant's house to hold a peaceful protest after he spat at media persons.

Condemning the attack, the Consortium of Journalists in India (CJI) said police registered a case against 19 DMDK men, including Parthasarathy.

The CJI said mere registration of a case against the accused was not enough.

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