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Journalist beaten up and stripped by UP cops -Piyush Rai

-The Times of India

MEERUT: Just a few hours after the Supreme Court ordered the release of Prashant Kanojia, another TV journalist in west UP's Shamli was brutally assaulted by the SHO of the government railway police (GRP) on Tuesday night.

SHO Rakesh Kumar and GRP constable Sanjay Pawar were booked and suspended after videos of the attack went viral on Wednesday.

In the clips, the SHO could be seen attacking journalist Amit Sharma when a group of reporters assembled in Dhimanpur after two bogeys of a goods train derailed at 9 pm.

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