The journalist said that the cops refused to listen to him and continued to thrash him.
"I was locked up, stripped and they urinated upon right into my mouth," Sharma said.
Several scribes rushed to the police station on learning about the incident and put the video footage of cops beating up Amit Sharma on the social media. The journalists also contacted senior officials at the police headquarters.
The journalist was later released.
Shamli's Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar Pandey said that the senior officials had been apprised of the incident which was "unfortunate" and strict action would be taken against the accused.
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