Kasargod: Police have registered a case against an online journalist who reported on the beating of a middle-aged man in Kasargod for allegedly insulting a woman.
A case has been registered against Abdul Khader of Anankoor, Kollam, who runs Public Kerala News Channel. A case has been registered under Section 153 (a) in a complaint filed by Noufal alleging that he tried to spread communal hatred through news. The Public Kerala News Channel was shut down by the police and the equipments, including a computer, was taken away.
Meanwhile, Rafeeq, 45, a native of Chemmanad, was allegedly assaulted and murdered by a group of men. According to locals, the middle-aged man was beaten by the drivers of the autorickshaw stand in front of the hospital. CCTV footage of the attack clearly shows Rafeeq being strangled.