Photo journalist thrashed in Ghaziabad

 2016-05-20 05:24:05.0

462340-abhinav-rajan-chaturvediphotojournalistfacebook_573e91c28b840Tahlka news Bureau

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.

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