J-K: Journalists covering experience in Awantipora defeated, their video cameras nabbed by authorities

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One of the reporters that was defeated by authorities employees at the experience website in Braw Bandina location of Awantipora in Pulwama informed The Indian Express that he had actually gotten to the area around 10 am and also while he was doing his work, J&K police officers came and also began defeating the reporters that existed right away.

Four picture and also video clip reporters were presumably defeated and also their video cameras were nabbed by J&K Police employees when they were covering an experience which burst out in South Kashmir’s Pulwama area on Friday early morning.

The Kashmir Press club (KPC) has actually condemned the authorities activity.

One of the reporters that was defeated by authorities employees at the experience website in Braw Bandina location of Awantipora in Pulwama informed The Indian Express that he had actually gotten to the area around 10 am and also while he was doing his work, J&K police officers came and also began defeating the reporters that existed right away.

“My cameras were taken away by the police men and were returned after an hour. We kept telling them we are doing our job, but they didn’t listen,” he claimed.

In a declaration, Kashmir Press Club (KPC) on Friday condemned the attack and also seizure of video cameras of photographers.

While requiring activity versus the implicated safety and security pressures employees in charge of the act, KPC restated its worry concerning troubles encountered by reporters operating in Kashmir.

IGP Kashmir SP Pani was not readily available for remarks. An elderly J&K law enforcement officer in South Kashmir claimed that they are checking into the issue. The KPC while pricing estimate a photographer claimed, “The officer hurled abused, thrashed and seized our cameras. An hour later, our equipment was returned to us.”

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