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Senior journalist 'forcibly' picked by UP police

A senior journalist of a news channel was on Sunday night allegedly picked up "forcibly" by police in Hazratganj area in Lucknow.

lucknow Updated: Jun 28, 2011 03:08 IST

A senior journalist of a news channel was on Sunday night allegedly picked up "forcibly" by police in Hazratganj area in Lucknow.

Shalabh Mani Tripathi, state bureau chief of Hindi news channel IBN7, was picked up by SP (City) BP Ashok and circle officer Anup Kumar while he was coming out of his office this evening, Tripathi's colleagues alleged.

They alleged that the police not only manhandled Tripathi, but also thrashed his assistant and took them to the police station forcibly.

Police have threatened to implicate Tripathi in false case, they alleged.