India

Kishore Dave

22 August 2016

The bureau chief of Jai Hind, a local vernacular daily at Junagadh in Gujarat, eastern India, was murdered in his office by unidentified assailants. Dave was attacked as he was filing a report, stabbed multiple times in the chest. He was alone at the time of the murder and was found later by an office assistant. Police have arrested three people in connection with the murder which was the fourth media killing in India since the start of 2016.