Lucknow: A� photojournalist,�Abhinav Rajan Chaturvedi of a vernacular newspaper was allegedly held hostage and thrashed by some people while he was taking pictures of a pillar being erected for an elevated at Hindon river, police said on Thursday.
The incident happened on Wednesday,�when photo journalist�Abhinav was taking photos of a pillar which�was obstructing the water flow of the river, they said.
A�group of unruly people snatched his camera and held him hostage.
SHO, Sihani Gate police station Avneesh Gautam said.�When he somehow freed himself from their clutches, and was�escaping from the spot, they allegedly fired in air, they�said.
An employee, Sandip, of the private construction company which is building the elevated road, was arrested today, the officer said, adding that the owner of the company and other co-accused will be nabbed soon.