Rajnath asks Chouhan to probe journalist’s death

New Delhi, (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asked Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to get investigated the mysterious death of a Delhi-based journalist, an official said.

“The home minister spoke to the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh. We don’t have details of the conversation but he asked him to get the issue investigated thoroughly,” a home ministry official told IANS.

Rajnath Singh is understood to have expressed concern over the recent deaths over the Vyapam scam, especially that of the journalist who died on Saturday, the official said.

Journalist Akshay Singh, who was in Jhabua on Saturday to talk to the family members of a scam-accused woman, suddenly fell ill and began foaming at the mouth. He was taken to a hospital, where doctors declared him dead.

On Sunday, Arun Sharma, the dean of a medical college in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh who was also connected with the probe into the same scam, was found dead in a hotel near the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here