Journalist murdered at newspaper office in Gujarat

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A journalist was allegedly murdered by some unidentified persons at the office of a newspaper he was working with in Gujarat’s Junagadh district.

Kishore Dave (53) was stabbed to death at the office of a Gujarati daily at Vanjari chowk around 9.30 PM on Monday, Superintendent of Police Nilesh Jajadiya said.

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Dave was the bureau chief of the newspaper which is published from Rajkot, he said.

“He was stabbed six-seven times with knife. From injury marks, it appears that personal enmity could be a reason behind the murder,” Jajadiya said.

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Dave’s body was sent for postmortem and police have launched a probe into the murder after registering a case against unidentified assailants at Junagadh B division police
station.

According to NDTV, although the police case does not mention any names as suspects, but relatives of Dave say that the son of a local politician is responsible for the murder.

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