Journalist burnt alive for revealing the corrupt practices by UP minister

Jagendra Singh, 42, a journalist and native of Khutar town, was set on fire because he regularly posted stories on Facebook exposing the Minister (MoS for Backward Class Welfare) Ram Murti Singh Verma’s corrupt practices, including land grab. The journalist was bought to the Lucknow hospital where he died of burn injuries. In his dying declaration, the journalist …