Journalists Killed  |  India

Adhir Rai

Freelancer

March 18, 2000, in Deoghar, Jharkand, India

Rai, a freelance journalist, was murdered while on assignment, according to a brief report published in the English-language newspaper The Hindu. In addition to serving as the president of the Deoghar Working Journalists Union, Rai was also a lecturer at a local college, according to the paper.


Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.


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