Journalist Vikram Joshi Shot In UP’s Ghaziabad Dies In Hospital

Vikram Joshi suffered bullet injuries when he was shot at by men who were harassing his niece. He was admitted at Yashoda Hospital in Ghaziabad.

Jessica David

July 22, 2020

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Journalist Vikram Joshi, who was shot at by unknown miscreants near his residence in Vijay Nagar, Ghaziabad, on Monday (July 20), breathed his last on the next night, at Yashoda Hospital, said doctors on Wednesday (July 22). The doctor monitoring Joshi said that the veins in the journalist’s head had got badly damaged due to the bullet injury. Meanwhile, the Station-in-Charge has been suspended and a departmental inquiry is initiated after the family of the journalist alleged inaction by the police. A total of nine accused have been arrested in the matter and efforts to nab another accused is underway.

The incident occurred on Monday, days after journalist Joshi had filed a complaint with Vijay Nagar Police Station, stating that some men were harassing his niece. The scribe had suffered a bullet injury on this head. His brother, Aniket Joshi had said, “A few men were harassing our niece a few days ago and my brother had opposed it and also filed a police complaint. A case was also registered, following which he was shot at by those miscreants.”

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