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Tripura Editor to fight in court for arrested Journalist
TIWN April 29, 2019
Tripura Editor to fight in court for arrested Journalist
PHOTO : Journalist Saikat Talapatra arrested by Police. TIWN Pic April 28, 2019 (Photo inset : Hallabol Editor Prasanta Bhattacharjee)

AGARTALA, April 29 (TIWN): Local TV channel ‘Halla Bol’ Editor Prasanta Bhattacharjee has announced that amid Govt’s pressure and attacks on media, he and his team will stand by any media person irrespective of their ideology and identity.

Bhattacharjee said, he will fight in the court for arrested journalist Saikat Talapatra, who previously worked in Channel Hallabol.

On Sunday evening Hallabol Channel former reporter Saikat Talapatra was arrested from Agartala Airport when he was flying to Kolkata after fabricated case was lodged against him. The case was lodged after he posted about Biplab Deb and allegedly shared news published in various national media about the ongoing divorce case of Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb and his wife. Saikat Talapatra also didn’t directly mentioned any name in his post but still police lodged FIR and today he would produced before the court.

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