Bathinda: A journalist attacked by Truck Union Chief and others in Gidderbaha. Police booked local Truck Union Chief Charanjit Singh Dhillon and others for attacking, mercilessly beating and subjecting a local journalist Shivraj Singh to humiliation.
As per media reports an FIR was registered on the intervention of IGP Bathinda Zone MS Chhina after a deputation of mediapersons met him and demanded action against the culprits.
The complainant alleged that an aide of the Congress MLA from Gidderbaha Raja Warring was the mastermind of the attack on him, reads a quote in HT.
Charanjit Singh Dhillon allegedly led a group of persons who assaulted the journalist with lethal weapons and firearms while he was in his shop.
The victim also alleged the attackers subjected him to extreme humiliation as he was forced by them to drink liquor and urine.
The accused have been charged under sections 342, 355, 323, 427, 506, 148, 149, 120-B IPC, 25, 27, 54, 59 Arms Act .