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UP police saves the day, takes to Twitter to help out journo

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 2:18 IST

The Uttar Pradesh government and police personnel came up aces with their quick response into a complaint by Catch News journalist, Lamat R Hasan, about being harassed by a person pretending to be a policeman.

An armed man, claiming to be a police personnel, rammed into Hasan's car on 21 December at Noida Sector 51. On being confronted, the man began to yell and attempted to push her.

Also Read: Lawless roads: gun-toting UP cop rams my car, pushes me - and gets away

The journo was quick to take a picture and tweet the number of the vehicle. She also described the man who hit her car.

In response, the UP government tweeted that the car had been been traced and that the driver would be soon picked up for interrogation.

The UP Police detained the man 24 hours after the incident. It was found that the man was an ex-soldier who runs a security agency.

Commendable efforts indeed!

First published: 22 December 2015, 7:04 IST
 
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