The police said the attackers stabbed him six to seven times and he died on the spot and from injury marks, it appears that personal enmity could be a reason behind the murder. His body was found in a pool of blood by an office assistant.

Dave was alone when the three attackers broke into the bureau office of the newspaper located on the fourth floor of a commercial complex around 9 pm. Dave's body was sent for postmortem and police have launched a probe into the murder after registering a case against unidentified attackers at Junagadh B division police station. He is survived by two children and wife. Dave's inconsolable family and relatives alleged that the son of a former minister from the Junagadh district was responsible for the murder.

Mumbai Press Club Condemns Murder Of Kishore Dave

Meanwhile, the Mumbai Press Club condemned the brutal murder of Kishore Dave. As per the statement, Mumbai Press Club seeks immediate arrest of culprit(s) and impartial inquiry in the case. "We also reiterate our long-pending demand for a law to protect working journalists," it added.

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