New Delhi : In a new low, Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel thrashed and urinated upon a journalist who was covering a train derailment near Dhimanpura in the early hours of Wednesday.
GRP personnel who were present on the spot, abused, kicked and beat up Amit Sharma of News 24. They snatched his camera.
The journalist said that the cops refused to listen to him and continued to thrash him.
“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.” Amit Sharma, was quoted by ANI as saying.
A video of the incident shows the GRP personnel, dressed in plain clothes, beat up Amit Sharma, who was reportedly covering a goods train derailment near Dhimpaura.
Two railway policemen – inspector Rakesh Kumar and constable Sanjay Pawar – have been suspended over the incident by GRP Superintendent of Police, Moradabad, Subhash Chandra Dubey . He has also sought a detailed report within 24 hours.
Meanwhile, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a review meeting on the law and order situation in the state on Wednesday.