Arun Jaitley condemns murder of journalists in Bihar, seeks independent investigation

Arun Jaitley, Jagmohan Dalmiya, Dalmiya’s Son, Avishek Dalmiya
Arun Jaitley visits Jagmohan Dalmiya's Kolkata residence to offer condolence

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today condemned the murders of two journalists in Bihar and Jharkhand, and asked for the independent investigation in this case.

“I strongly condemn murder of journalists Rajdeo Ranjan in Siwan and Akhilesh Pratap Singh in Chatra district. Independent investigation may be instituted and guilty be punished,” Jaitley posted on Twitter.

Rajdeo Ranjan, the Siwan bureau chief of Hindi newspaper Hindustan, which is part of the HT Media, was shot dead at a busy market near Station Road in the district on Friday night.