Female journo dragged out of running autorickshaw by snatchers, suffers injuries

Delhi: A woman journalist suffered injuries on her face, hand and leg after she was dragged out of a moving autorickshaw in Delhi by two bike-borne robbers. They managed to flee after snatching her mobile phone.

The incident occurred on Sunday near Delhi’s Chittaranjan Park when Joymala Bagchi was travelling in an autorickshaw. She was dragged out with so much force that she suffered jaw fracture and received severe injuries on her head, hand and leg due to the fall. She also got stitches on her chin.

After falling on the road, the scribe was bleeding profusely as the locals came to her rescue. She was later taken to a nearby hospital after which she was transferred to All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

Police have registered a case under section 394 of the IPC, and further investigation is underway.

Bhartendhu Sharma

A journalist by profession who has been into reporting from four years. Bhartendu Sharma has worked across all the three mediums -- Online, Print and Television. Previously, he has worked with PageScoop media (a Delhi-based website). Later, Bhartendu moved to Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad, where he covered many national and International sports tournament. While at DC, he also went to Singapore to cover UFC bout.

Apart from that, he has covered Lok Sabha 2019 elections in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal while working for Tiranga TV. He has also reported on prominent cases of crime & courts during his stint with the TV channel which featured top journalists like Karan Thapar, Barkha Dutt.

Bhartendu loves traveling and capture world in his lens. In the past, he has also made few documentaries related to human interest.

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