Suspect in attacks on Bengal journalists arrested in Bihar

Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) The prime suspect in the recent attacks on two journalists from Bengali news channels in North 24 Parganas district was arrested from Bihar Thursday, police said.

Shibu Yadav was nabbed from East Champaran district, state police sources said.

A state police team has reached Bihar and would move an East Champaran district court to get him on transit remand.

The two journalists are still hospitalised with multiple injuries after they were badly beaten up June 7 while covering a clash allegedly between two rival factions of the Trinamool Congress in Barrackpore, some 25 km from Kolkata.

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