Sangat TV crew attacked by Dera Radha Swami goons at village Jodhan near Beas
Published: July 28, 2012
Beas, Punjab (July 29, 2012): As per confirm information available with Sikh Siyasat, Dera Beas goons attacked Reporter and cameraman of Sangat TV (UK) on the evening of July 28, 2012. Baljeet Singh, reporter of Sangat TV was at village Jodhan to cover the destruction of land of village residents. He was talking to village resident when a mob of dera followers assaulted them.
It is notable that on May 18, 2008 two journalists Davinder Singh Bhangu of Punjabi Tribune newspaper and Rajinder Rikhi of Dainik Bhaskar newspapers were seriously attacked by Dera followers. Davinder Singh Bhangu was thrown into 35-40 feet deep dig, where as Rajinder Rikhi was abducted. He was badly beaten by dera followers inside the dera.
Local media has taken serious note of today’s incident. Senior reports from Rayya, a neighbouring town of Beas extended their support and help Sangat TV crew in launching a complaint with the police.