Traffic policemen assault photojournalist of a Hindi daily


A photojournalist of a Hindi daily was allegedly assaulted by traffic policemen when he tried to click their pictures near India Gate today.

photojournalistFollowing the incident, a policemnan has been sent to district police line and departmental action is being taken while the other two have been transferred.

A photojournalist of a Hindi daily was clicking photos of traffic staff at C Hexagon Rajpath at about 1.30 PM today as part of his job requirement, said a senior police officer.

Jasmer Singh, an assistant sub-inspector objected to it and had a quarrel with him.

The photojournalist alleged that he was pulled by his collar by Singh. Following which, PCR calls were made by the traffic staff and photojournalist.

The matter was sorted out with the intervention of senior district and traffic police officers.

“ASI Jasmer Singh has been sent to lines and departmental action is being initiated. A constable has been shifted from the area to another beat. Motorcyclist ASI Sumer has also been changed from present beat to Bhairon Marg,” he said.


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