KUSHINAGAR, UP — A senior journalist who was associated with a local Hindi newspaper was found murdered by unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar district on Thursday morning, reports IANS.
The victim, Radhey Shyam Sharma, 55, was a resident of Siktiya Tola in Hata area of Kushinagar.
The assailants reportedly stopped the journalist, who was on his motorcycle, near Dubouli village in the morning and slit his throat for unknown reasons. Sharma also taught at a private school near his village.
Police are probing the matter and trying to ascertain the motive behind the murder and also identify the assailants.