Senior journalist found murdered in UP

According to reports, the assailants stopped the journalist, who was on his motorcycle, near Dubouli village in the morning and slit his throat

By Author  |  Published: 10th Oct 2019  6:37 pm

Kushinagar: A senior journalist was found murdered by unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar district on Thursday morning.

The victim, Radhey Shyam Sharma, 55, was associated with a local Hindi newspaper. According to reports, the assailants stopped the journalist, who was on his motorcycle, near Dubouli village in the morning and slit his throat.

The journalist was a resident of Siktiya Tola in Hata area of Kushinagar. According to police, Sharma also taught at a private school near his village.

Police are probing the matter and trying to ascertain the motive and also identify the assailants.