HOWRAGHAT: A Diphu based journalist died in a private hospital in Dimapur. Scribe Rajib Mech died in a road accident while his companion Rajesh Tappa, also a journalist, was seriously injured. According to reports received, Mech along with his friend was coming towards Diphu in his Maruti Swift Dzire car on Saturday night. The accident took place when their car hit a parked truck from behind on the NH-36 at Dilai at around 11.30 pm. Though Mech was admitted at DMCH soon after the incident, he was later referred for advanced treatment. He was admitted in a private hospital at Dimapur but he succumbed to his injuries.
His demise has been widely condoled by the media fraternity.