New Delhi, Nov 29 (PTI) The Press Council of India (PCI) Thursday took note of the alleged misbehaviour with the journalist of a daily in Mumbai by the local police and said it views with concern such incidents.

A statement by the Council referred to the Tuesday incident at Azad Maidan in Mumbai during coverage of the protest against a proposed oil refinery.

“A Notice for Statement in Reply has been issued to the government of Maharashtra and the concerned sub-inspector.The Council views with concern such incident, which tends to undermines the freedom of press,” the statement said.

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