19 April 2020
Chandigarh-Punjab Union of Journalists (CPUJ) have condemned the action of Chandigarh police against the Punjabi Tribune senior journalist Davinder Pal for harrasing him while on duty.
The President of the Union Vinod Kohli, General Secretary Naveen Sharma and organizing Secretary Baljit Marwaha have demanded strict action against the SHO and concerned police staff who even after showing the identify card detained the journalist.
It is pertinent to mention that on April 18, 2020, the Chandigarh police had caught the senior journalist Davinderpal in a vehicle while he was on his way to his office.
The union said that media is also performing it’s duty in tough circumstances. Such an action of the police cannot be ignored .