Vikram Joshi (Journalist) Wiki, Age, Death, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Vikram Joshi is a journalist from Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He came into limelight when the news of his death came out in media as he was shot in the head by a group of men on the 20 July 2020 at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Vikram Joshi Wiki/Biography

Vikram Joshi was born on 15 November 1984 in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. As in 2020, Vikram Joshi Age is 35 Years. He follows the Hindu religion and holds an Indian nationality.

Vikram completed his early schooling from a private school in his hometown and after that, he completed his graduate course in Journalism and mass communication.

Vikram made the headlines when the news of his death came out in the media as he was shot in the head by a group of men at Ghaziabad, near Delhi on Monday night.

Vikram Joshi at Hospital

Full Name Vikram Joshi
Date of Birth 15 November 1984
Age 35 Years
Birth Place Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Death 22 July 2020
Wife Name Not Known
Daughter Name Not Known
Brother Name Aniket Joshi
Profession Journalist
Nationality Indian
Hometown Ghaziabad
Caste Hindu
Zodiac Sign Cancer
School Private School in Uttar Pradesh
College / University Not Known
Education Qualification Graduate

Vikram Joshi Death

The journalist was shot in the head at Ghaziabad near Delhi on Monday night on 20 July 2020 when he was traveling on his motorcycle with his two daughters and a group of men assaulted him and shot him on his head. The incident took place near his residence in Vijay Nagar, Ghaziabad.

The journalist took his last breathe on today’s morning at the hospital when doctors declared him dead as his head got badly damaged with the bullet injury.

After the incident police inquiry started and with the help of CCTV video footage it was found that Vikram Joshi was lying on road wounded, and his daughters were found weeping and screaming around for help.

Vikram Joshi CCTV Video Footage

The police arrested all the nine accused and only one man is still absconding. In this case, two police officials were also have been suspended.

People Involved in Killing of Journalist Vikram Joshi Are:

  • Shahnoor Ansari (Chhotu)
  • Akash Nath
  • Ravi
  • Mohit
  • Dalbir
  • Babu
  • Yogendra
  • Abhishek Jenwal
  • Abhishek Saroj
  • Shaqir

The journalist’s family stated that some days before this incident he filed a complaint against four men for harassing her niece and as a result of police incompetence he paid the price.

The family also protested outside the hospital where he declared dead and refused to allow the body to be taken for post-mortem. After this, the State Government announced a compensation of 10 lakh rupees for the family.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Ghaziabad has quoted that police have been looking into the issue and all main accused are under their arrest and even they also seized the weapon involved in the crime and will take strict actions against those who have been found guilty in this incident.

UP Police Arrested 9 People

Along with many other political leaders takes a dig at the current law and order situation in the state of Uttar Pradesh and criticized the state government over this incident.

Now, this incident took the shape of a political fight between the ruling government and the opposition parties. We expressed our deepest condolence to the journalist’s family and hope that just will be served as soon as possible.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for Vikram Joshi family and government job.

After this opposition parties started taking a dig at the ruling government as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in his tweet stated that “They promised Ram Rajya and delivered Goondaraj”.

BSP president Mayawati also tweeted that “Crimes are increasing rapidly around Uttar Pradesh and this incident makes it clear that the law of jungle is prevailing in the state”.

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