News channel cameraperson attacked by freelance journalist at Jantar Mantar during farmers' protest

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New Delhi, Jul 22 (PTI) The cameraperson of a leading Hindi news channel was injured after he was allegedly attacked by a freelance journalist on Thursday at Jantar Mantar where the farmers are protesting the new agri laws, police said.

The cameraperson has been identified as Nagendra Gosain, they said.

A senior police officer said Gosain was attacked by Prabhjot Singh, a freelance journalist.

Singh has been detained, the officer said.

Gosain said Singh was abusing mediapersons in the morning and was also recording it. Singh also used foul language against a woman journalist, he said.

When other journalists objected and there was a tussle, Singh attacked them with a tripod. He attacked me thrice, he said, adding his hand was injured.

The medicolegal case (MLC) has been conducted and a written complaint submitted at the Parliament Street police station, Gosain said. PTI NIT TDS TDS TDS

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