A journalist was shot and wounded critically inside his residence near the Indian capital city, New Delhi, police said Monday.
The TV journalist Anuj Chaudhary working with a Hindi news channel was shot Sunday evening in Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) on the outskirts of New Delhi.
“Last evening two assailants came on a motorcycle and barged inside the house of Anuj Chaudhary, where they fired him in the stomach and right hand,” a police official quoting family members said.
“Chaudhary was immediately removed to hospital where he is being treated.”
Chaudhary is associated with Sahara Samay, a Hindi TV news channel.
“We are investigating the case from all angles to unmask the assailants,” the police official said.
Chaudhary’s wife is a local politician associated with India’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), a party that has support base in Uttar Pradesh and following among millions of low-caste Dalits.