A journalist in Assam has alleged that he was beaten by a Home Guard at a government hospital in Cachar on Saturday.
Biswa Kalyan Purkayastha, who contributes to Hindustan Times, said he was visiting his sister-in-law at the hospital when he was attacked. “I went to SMCH where a few men in uniform were misbehaving with people,” the journalist was . “When I requested them to behave properly, one of them started beating me with a stick.”
He sustained severe injuries, Purkayastha, and complained to the police.
The Cachar police said the accused home guard, identified as S Deb, has been suspended and held for interrogation.