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Rajasthan police accuse UP police of not cooperating in arrest of TV journalist


A team of Rajasthan police are camping in Noida to arrest TV journalist Aman Chopra. Rajasthan Police provided this information on Sunday. A police official said Chopra is accused of promoting hostility between different sectors of society and harming religious sentiments by spreading misleading news. He said three FIRs were registered against Chopra in Bundi, Alwar and Dungarpur districts last month. According to the police, Chopra has been accused of propaganda by publishing a news story after an ancient temple was demolished while clearing encroachments in Alwar district of Rajarh in the past. Police said FIR against Chopra registered in Bundi and Alwar districts has suspended the Rajasthan High Court arrest, but is facing an arrest warrant on the orders of a district court in Dungarpur district.

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Dongarpur Police Chief Sudhir Joshi told Pasha News Agency that our team is camping in Noida and exploring all possible places to locate them. Also on Saturday our team went to Chopra’s house, but he was not found there and his residence was closed. When asked about Noida Police’s cooperation in the matter, Joshi said, “Our team has been stopped and told to go to a local police station before acting directly on the arrest warrant.” We cannot say that this is a complete collaboration. He said the Noida Police has already been informed of the details of the case and this is the second time the police team has gone to arrest him.

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However, Noida police officials claimed that Rajasthan police fully cooperated in completing the operation while the TV journalists were not found at their home in Bisrakh district. Additional Deputy Police Commissioner (Central Noida) JI Illamaran said the action should be taken by Rajasthan Police, not Uttar Pradesh Police. We assisted and assisted them to operate in accordance with due process of law. He helped us issue notifications and locate the area and there was no hindrance on our part. According to Dungarpur Kotwali Police Station, the FIR against Chopra was filed by a private person. In the FIR report, the complainant accused the journalist of giving allegedly “misleading news” about the demolition of part of a temple while the encroachment on Rajarh was being removed in Alor District.

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He alleged that in his report the journalist showed false and fictitious details of the demolition of Alor Temple and described it as an act of revenge for the encroachment of Jahangirpuri in Delhi. Following the complaint, police said an FIR report was filed against journalist Chopra on April 23 on charges of sedition, harming religious sentiments and promoting hostility between two groups and under the Information Technology Act. Dungarpur Police Superintendent Joshi said Rajasthan High Court order did not mention which FIR had been filed in Dungarpur, while the FIR registered in Bundi and Alwar districts had suspended his arrest.

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