Pankaj Mishra, a journalist who was working with Rashtriya Sahara, has been shot at by some bike-born persons at Arwal in Bihar on Thursday. He was on his way back from a bank with an amount of RS 1 lakh in his hand. He was rushed to the hospital where he is admittied with a critical condition. The police said that personal enmity has led to the attack.
One of the accused who shot Pankaj Mishra has been arrested, said Dilip Kumar, Alwar SP. The incident has happened days after Guari Lankesh, a senior journalist from Karnataka, was shot dead by some unidentified assilants at her residence in Bengaluru. Wide spread protests condemning the cold blooded murder of Guari are taking place across the country.