Thrashing of journalists: DGP orders action against erring police officer

The journalists alleged that the cops besides thrashing some of them, also damaged their equipment.
The journalists said that policemen, armed with batons, thrashed some of them and caused damage to their equipment.
The journalists said that policemen, armed with batons, thrashed some of them and caused damage to their equipment.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar Aug 18: Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh has ordered immediate action against the police officer, who thrashed journalists while they were covering a Muharram procession in Srinagar on Tuesday.

The mediapersons mostly photo and video journalists said they were lathicharged by the cops led by a police officer while they were rendering their professional duties in the city.


The journalists alleged that the cops besides thrashing some of them, also damaged their equipment.
A police spokesman tweeted this morning that DGP Dilbag Singh has taken a "serious view of undesirable behaviour with some media men in Srinagar yesterday".

The DGP J&K has directed SSP Srinagar to take immediate action against the erring police officer.

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