UP: Journalist Beaten up and Shot Dead, Police Arrest 3 Relatives
Ratan Singh (42), a journalist of a Hindi news channel, was shot dead on August 24, in Khetna village of Ballia district, UP. According to the police, he was taken to the village head's residence and was allegedly beaten before he was shot. Reportedly, three of his relatives have been arrested. The police tweeted “Ratan Singh had an old dispute with his relatives". They added, "the incident has nothing to do with journalism".