Haryana Cops Brandish Gun, Attack Journalists

Balasore: Personnel of the Haryana Police attacked Journalists while brandishing service gun on premises of Khantapada police station of Balasore district today. According to reports, in 2021, Lipu Raut, a Sathi village, was accused of looting between Rs 70/80 lakh from a private company in Haryana. While probing a criminal case in Haryana, a three-member team of Haryana State Police reached Khantapada. The Haryana Police team with the help of Khantapada Police raided the house of one of accused at Sathi village last night. As the accused was not present during the raid, the Haryana Police personnel picked up his mother and detained her at Khantapada Police Station. Some Journalists got the piece of information and went to Khantapada Police Station to cover it today morning. When the Journalists asked the Haryana Police team about the matter, the three cops attacked them. Even one of the Haryana Police officials brandished his service revolver and issued threats to the Journalists. Following the incident,
Journalists of Balasore district staged a protest demanding action against the Haryana Police personnel. Till filling of this report, the Balasore SDPO reached the spot and held talks with the protestors to find a solution.

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