Cop, who visited journalist's house for passport-verification, asks for hug
In a shocking incident, a journalist from Hindustan Times was asked for a hug by a police officer who visited her Ghaziabad house for her passport verification.
She also tagged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the posts.
Cop asks for hug after police-verification for passport
Journalist says the the cop made her uncomfortable, delayed process
Goswami wrote the police officer, whose name was Devendra Singh, made her uncomfortable in her own house right from the time he entered.
He kept delaying the process, she alleged, and it was clear he wanted to stay in the house longer than required.
The journalist revealed she asked her domestic help to stay back till the police officer finished the job.
What will you give me in return, cop asked journalist
Sweta Goswami revealed the cop said, "I have done your verification. Now, what will you give me?"
He then asked for a hug.
The journalist was obviously infuriated with the incident and demanded action against the cop.
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As it happened: Here are the tweets Sweta Goswami wrote
The policeman had the audacity to ask for a “hug” after saying “I have done your verification. Now what will you give me?”. The name of the policeman is Devendra Singh. @passportsevamea @SushmaSwaraj @rajnathsingh @ghaziabadpolice @myogiadityanath— Sweta Goswami (@sweta_goswami) July 12, 2018
This is unacceptable: Twitter users ask authorities to take action
After the tweets were posted, users of the micro-blogging website asked authorities to look into the matter.
Another user @thebigfatpoet termed the incident as disgusting and shameful.
The authorities are yet to react on this.