Journalist Rana Ayyub gets UP Police warning ahead of Ayodhya verdict
In a first the Amethi police of Uttar Pradesh warned journalist Rana Ayyub of legal action over her tweet ahead of Ayodhya verdict calling her post ‘a political comment’
In its first crackdown on journalists on the social media ahead of the much-awaited final Ayodhya verdict, the Uttar Pradesh Police served a stern notice to the well-known journalist Rana Ayyub through the 'Amethi Police' Twitter handle.
New York-based journalist Rana Ayyub had tweeted on Wednesday:
Ayyub's comments were re-tweeted 1,464 times while the Amethi police warning was re-tweeted 2,260 times.
Rana Ayyub is a well-known journalist working for several foreign publications. She shot to fame with her controversial book Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up based on the 2002 Gujarat riots.
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