ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Sins of Omission

October 20, 1973 nerves between the crime reporters and the IG. A fresh recruit to the Statesman was intimidated and manhandled by the Sadar Bazar police station staff one evening when he called to enquire about a case; the sub-inspector even threatened to put him in the lock-up if he did not quit. The reporter decided to sit- in through the night in the police station when the police officer refused to allow him telephone contact with a senior officer. The officer on duty at the Paharganj police station had similarly misbehaved with three local newsmen about two months earlier.

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