India, Jan. 11 -- "Aunty, we are all alone at home and my elder brother is not allowing me to change the television channel" and "Please help me spot the mosquitoes in my house," etc.

Wondering what is this?

Don't be surprised. These and many other weird and funny calls haunt the UP Police's emergency response centre UP100 quite frequently.

Interestingly, the centre's outsourced and well trained call attendants don't bang the phone on such callers. They politely suggest ways that may come handy in such situations but also warn the callers not to come up with such flimsy issues again or they would face action.

"The children's TV channel dispute landed at UP100 call centre in October 2018 from Balrampur district. In this instance, the U...