The investigation into online publishing portal NewsClick's operations by the Delhi police has now expanded to Kerala.
A team from the Special Cell of the Delhi police visited Anusha Paul, a former NewsClick journalist, at her residence in Pathanamthitta on Friday.
During an interview with television journalists on Saturday, Paul said that the three-member team included a female officer who questioned her about NewsClick's funding and reporting assignments during her time with the organisation.
During the investigation, Paul was questioned by the officers about her knowledge of K M Tiwari, the Delhi State secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)].
Additionally, her laptop and mobile phone were confiscated, and she was instructed to report to the police office in New Delhi as soon as possible.
Paul was associated with NewsClick from 2018 to 2022 and currently works as a researcher with the National Platform For the Rights of the Disabled.
Earlier on Wednesday (4 October), Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan called the raid on NewsClick a fascist measure meant to gag the independent press.
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