Harassed Female journalist takes to twitter, receives instant help from UP Police

A journalist, Lamat R Hasan found herself praising the Uttar Pradesh government and police personnel after they swiftly responded to her complaint about being harassed by a person who pretended to be a UP cop.



The armed man travelling in a Fortuner SUV hit Hasan’s car on 21 December at Noida Sector 51. On being questioned, he began to yell and attempted to push her. He carried a gun and threatened Hasan of being a policeman. The journalist was smart enough to click a picture of his car with the licence plate of the vehicle numbered UP 16 AF 3619 and tweeted it.



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The Uttar Pradesh government took note of the incident and tweeted back that the car had been traced and that the driver would be soon picked up for questioning. The man, who happens to be an ex-soldier currently running a security assistance agency, was detained within the 24 hours of the incident by the UP Police. The digital presence of Uttar Pradesh Government has many a times helped people curb their problems which could not have been otherwise addressed given the fact that mere word of mouth cannot take problems to the notice of the Government. The social networks are the best mode nowadays to take our issues to the officials and CM Akhilesh Yadav for sure knows this well and is ardent enough to notice even the smallest of them. Thanks to his digitalised efforts for a better Uttar Pradesh.