Dantewada attack: The Maoists said- Achuthanand, trapped in Ambush, therefore died, media is not our target
Recently, the Naxalites issued a statement about the Naxalite attack in Dantewada of Chhattisgarh and said that “Doordarshan’s cameraman Achyutanand Sahu was killed because he got stuck in an embuser.
New Delhi: The Naxalites have issued a statement about the Naxalite attack in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada recently and said that “Doordarshan’s cameramen Achyutanand Sahu was killed because he got stuck in an ambush, and no one was targeting the media Did not intend … “Let us know that two soldiers, including a media person Achyutanand, of DD News died in this attack. However, in this Naxal attack, Doordarshan journalists Dhiraj and Mukund Sharma escaped the infantry.
Actually, Dabha Division Committee secretary Sainath issued a press release stating that the cameraman Achyutanand of DD News was trapped inside the security forces of Ambus, due to which he died. There was no intention of targeting our journalists. We deliberately did not attack journalists. At the same time, he appealed to the journalists not to come along with the police and security forces in the inner area.
On the statement of Naxalites, Dantewada SP Abhishek Pallava said, “Why has the camera been robbed … because the events of the initial minutes of the targeted media ambush were recorded as evidence … Shaheed cameraman’s body was shot Many wounds and broken bones of the scalp do not indicate that such a mistake happened … “Let the Naxalites have plunged the ambush.
Report that journalists organizations on Wednesday requested the government to investigate the killing of a journalist in Naxalite attack in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district and take adequate measures to prevent such incidents in future. Condemning the attack, the Indian Women’s Press Corps and the Press Association said in a joint statement that it is malignant that journalists and innocent people are constantly being targeted in conflict areas and situations.