'No action will be taken against any policeman till probe is complete in Bulandshahr,' says ADG Anand Kumar
The storm of violence that struck Bulandshahr is far from getting over as in the aftermath of violence and two death the situation has got further tensed there. ADG Law&Order Anand Kumar makes things clear
New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Dec 4: The storm of violence that struck Bulandshahr is far from getting over as in the aftermath of violence and two death the situation has got further tensed there.The restless in the area is keeping the administration on the toes. Murdered police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh's family is getting restless and want the insensitive killers arrested at earliest possible. The family has said that the last rites will not be done till CM Adityanath pays a visit. 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.
Anand Kumar, ADG, Law and Order said, "Four people have been arrested. I don't know about the organizations yet, but the main accused in the violence is Yogesh Raj who has not been arrested till now. A bullet has been recovered from the body of Sumit, who died in Bulandshahr violence yesterday. The final post-mortem report will ascertain the bore of the bullet."On being questioned about the role of police being questioned, Kumar said, "It would be premature to say it was an intelligence failure or failure of any other agency. No action will be taken against any policeman till the probe is complete Bulandshahr."Subodh Kumar Singh, the police inspector, who was murdered by the mob in Bulandshahr had also probed the Akhlaq lynching case initially. He was posted at the Siana Police Station and 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.Name of one Yogesh Raj is emerging in the Bulandshahr mob violence where one police officer lost his life. One more youth also succumbed to his injuries which incurred during the violence. According to the early reports, the protesters were from the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Hindu Yuva Vahini and other right-wing Hindu groups.The violence erupted after Hindu activists went berserk alleging that some cows had been slaughtered by a community, police said. Enraged, they loaded the carcasses on tractor trolleys and jammed traffic on a busy road.