Finally CM Yogi gets time to meet cop Subodh Singh's family three days after murder

New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Dec 6: Finally the family of slain inspector Subodh Kumar Singh, the cop who lost his life in the Bulandshahr communal violence, finally got time to meet Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath. Subodh Kumar Singh had died after being attacked by a mob protesting over alleged cow slaughter in Bulandshahr. the family met UP CM Yogi Adityanath at his residence in Lucknow. The slain cop's wife, his two sons and his sister were at the meeting.Yogi Adityanath has come under severe flak keeping the focus firmly on cow slaughter by ordering a probe on the matter but remaining silent on the cop's murder. There were no words of condolence from CM for some time and this silence had caught the family's attention. The murdered cop's sister has said the CM's focus only remains on cows and has remained mum on her brother's death. The family was not ready for the funeral and said that the body would be cremated only after CM Yogi came.Inspector Singh, who had probed the Akhlaq lynching case initially, and a 20-year-old local had died of gunshot injuries on Monday, December 3, as a rampaging mob protesting alleged cow slaughter torched a police post and clashed with the cops, according to police. The mob left more than five policemen wounded, burned down a police station and set several vehicles on fire. A local man was also shot dead in the violence. The CM was busy campaigning for the forthcoming assembly elections in Rajasthan. The main accused Yogesh Raj is still at large and he has teased the entire system by releasing his video where he pleads innocence. Through the video he has sent a message that he had no hand in the killing of the cop and the other man.

The family has been promised a job along with monetary compensation.