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'Stripped, thrashed, urinated in mouth': UP journalist faces wrath of cops

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jun 12, 2019, 11:26 am IST
Updated : Jun 12, 2019, 11:32 am IST

The journalist has been identified as Amit Sharma of News 24.

The GRP personnel who were present at the spot, abused, kicked the journalist. (Photo: Screengrab)
 The GRP personnel who were present at the spot, abused, kicked the journalist. (Photo: Screengrab)

Shamli: On early Wednesday, Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel thrashed a journalist who was covering a train derailment near Dhimanpura.

The journalist has been identified as Amit Sharma of News 24. The GRP personnel who were present at the spot, abused, kicked the journalist.

“I was locked up, stripped and they urinated upon right into my mouth,” Sharma said.

Several journalists rushed to the police station on learning about the incident. They uploaded the video of cops beating Amit Sharma on the social media.

Station House Officer Rakesh Kumar and GRP constable Sunil Kumar have been suspended and a probe has been ordered into the incident.

Later, the journalist was released.

Tags: up police, up journalist, thrashed, crime, viral video
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh