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Journalist thrashed, urinated upon by GRP men in UP

IANS  |  Shamli (Uttar Pradesh) 

(GRP) personnel thrashed a who was covering a train derailment near Dhimanpura in the early hours of Wednesday.

personnel who were present on the spot, abused, kicked and beat up of News 24. They snatched his camera.

The 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 on the The journalists also contacted senior officials at the police headquarters.

and have been suspended and a probe has been ordered into the incident.

The was later released.

Shamli's of Police 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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First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 09:42 IST