A group of men attacked a Journalist in front of his daughters, in Ghaziabad, India; said local police on Tuesday.
According to reports, Journalist Vikram Joshi was travelling on a motorcycle with his two daughters when a group of men opened fire at him.
The journalist received bullet injury on his head and is in critical condition at a private hospital in the city.
Mr Joshi’s family while giving the statement, claimed that there were five men who attacked Vikram Joshi, all of them were known.
CCTV footage of journalist Vikram Joshi in UP's Ghaziabad waylaid by armed assailants, assaulted in the middle of a busy street and shot at in the head. Joshi, in critical condition now, had recently made a police complaint against local goons for harassing her niece. pic.twitter.com/yiCkKJgWQ9
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A CCTV footage of a road in Vijay Nagar area of Ghaziabad, where the attack took place, shows Mr Joshi riding a bike with his two daughters.
As Mr Joshi lies on the road injured, the older daughter can be seen rushing towards him and crying, screaming for help. The petrified girl sits on the road next to her father, trying to stop vehicles or people passing by. Soon a car stops and rushed the journalist to the hospital.
However, police said that five people in connection with the case have been arrested and being investigated.