A journalist in western Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli was beaten up on camera by a group of GRP personnel led by SHO Rakesh Kumar. The group was seen repeatedly slapping and thrashing the journalist while he tries to reason with them.
Later, the journalist alleged that he was subjected to torture. According to ANI, the journalist associated with a news channel, said, “They were in plain clothes. One hit my camera and it fell down. When I picked it up they hit and abused me. I was locked up, stripped and they urinated in my mouth.”
The journalist was allegedly thrashed when he was covering a train derailment in Dhimanpura on Tuesday night.