Biling, the Amargarh-based correspondent for two Punjab newspapers, Azdi Awaz and Daily Ajit, was picked up by police while traveling by bus to the town of Jalandhar. Although officials denied the arrest, Biling, who is also a human rights activist, was reportedly seen in custody by village elders. Police did not acknowledgehis detention, but it is believed that he died in custody.
Job: Print Reporter
Beats Covered: Corruption, Human Rights, Politics
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Dangerous Assignment
Suspected Source of Fire: Government Officials