Two Teachers Arrested in Howraghat Scribe Attack Case

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DIPHU, Aug 11: In a latest development, at least two persons were arrested today in connection with attack on three journalists in Howraghat on August 8.

The two teachers identified as Kirendra Sarkar and Jayanta Sarkar were taken into custody by Uttar Barbil police over the attack on three journalists on August 8 at Rangkut Kamini Sarkar Girls’ High School while the trio was reporting news on the ongoing Sanskrit examination.

Though exact facts are yet to be verified, sources informed TDE that that the trio were attacked following their attempt to get visuals of the school. The sources also informed that the teachers who were supposed to be invigilators allegedly locked themselves inside the staff room while the examination hall was locked from outside and students were writing their exams under suspicious circumstances.