Journalists Killed in 2004 - Motive Unconfirmed: Dilip Mohapatra
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 2005|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 2004 - Motive Unconfirmed: Dilip Mohapatra, January 2005, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e6495cbc.html [accessed 21 January 2018]|
November 8, 2004, in Bhagirathipur, India
Mohapatra, editor of the Oriya-language newspaper Aji Kagoj, disappeared on November 8. His body was discovered the next day on the side of the NH-42 national highway near the village of Bhagirathipur in the eastern state of Orissa with his hands and legs tied and with a head wound, the Press Trust of India (PTI), a national newswire service, reported. Local journalists confirmed the murder but knew of no specific motive.