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.