Senior journalist ''forcibly'' picked by UP police

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Lucknow, June 26 (PTI) A senior journalist of a news channel was tonight allegedly picked up "forcibly" by police in Hazratganj area here.

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.

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