Journalists Killed  |  India

Ram Singh Biling

Azdi Awaz, Daily Ajit

January 3, 1992, in Jalandhar, India

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.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Corruption, Human Rights, Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: Yes

Type of Death: Dangerous Assignment

Suspected Source of Fire: Government Officials

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