"My brother was investigating the Akhlaq case and that is why he was killed. It is a conspiracy by the police. He should be declared a martyr and a memorial should be built. We do not want money," says slain cop Subodh Singh's sister
New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Dec 4: Murdered Bulandshahr cop Subodh Singh's sister could not control her emotions while interacting with media. "UP CM keeps saying cow, cow, cow, said Subodh Singh's sister. The braveheart cop was killed in clashes in Bulandshahr. "My brother was investigating the Akhlaq case and that is why he was killed. It is a conspiracy by the police. He should be declared a martyr and a memorial should be built. We do not want money."Subodh Kumar Singh, the police inspector, who was murdered by the mob in Bulandshahr had also probed the Akhlaq lynching case initially.Subodh Kumar Singh, who was posted at the Siana Police Station, suffered a gunshot injury in addition to wounds from hard and blunt objects, Additional Director General of Police-Law and Order Anand Kumar said, citing post-mortem report.
Inspector Singh was investigating officer in the Akhlaq lynching case of Dadri between September 28, 2015 and November 9, 2015.Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal also questioned this, "It's a shocking state of affairs how a mob killed a police officer investigating the Akhlaq case. Who gives these people the authority to take law in their hands? Instead of taking care of his state Yogi is going to Telangana and spewing venom." this was in refernece to the war of words between Assaduddin Owaisi and Yogi Adityanath.Expressing grief over the incident, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath, who is in Rajasthan for the election campaign, said strict action will be taken against the guilty after the probe reports are received. He also said financial assistance would be extended to the affected persons. An official statement is yet to come from the CM.Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) and directed Additional Director General (Intelligence) S.B. Shiradkar to present a detailed report within two days.