Rahul expresses anguish over journalist’s death


New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has expressed his anguish over the death of journalist Akshay Singh while extending condolences to his family members.

Rahul tweeted, “Deeply anguished at the untimely death of journalist Akshay Singh who was investigating the Vyapam scam in MP.”

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The Aaj Tak journalist died on Saturday when he went to interview the family members of a slain Vyapam scam accused in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh. The accused Namrata Damor’s body was found in mysterious circumstances near railway tracks in Ujjain district.

According to sources, he suffered from chest pain after completing the interview following which he was taken to Meghnagar hospital where he was declared brought dead.