Madurai: A 50-year-old Tamil TV channel reporter was allegedly stabbed and seriously injured by a gang of drug peddlers here today, police said.
Chandran, a reporter with Polimer TV, was attacked by four persons when he was buying milk at a grocery store near his house in P and T nagar this morning.
The gang presumed that the reporter had lodged police complaint against them for selling ganja in the locality, they said.
A case has been registered against the gang members and one of them detained for interrogation, police said adding a search is on for other members of the gang.
The victim has been admitted to a private hospital with stab injuries in the shoulder, leg and stomach and is said to be in a serious condition.
The gang had a year ago attacked the journalist’s son presuming that he (Chandran) was responsible for complaining to the police about the illegal sales of ganja in the locality, they said. PTI
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