Bulandshahr violence: Yogi meets slain inspector's family, calls on PM

LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday met the members of the family of the inspector killed in mob violence in Bulandshahr, hours earlier than a gathering with Narendra Modi during which the topic was once anticipated to return up.

Yogi reached Delhi within the night time and went instantly to fulfill the top minister. But there was once no fast authentic word on what transpired on the meeting.

Earlier within the day, the state government announced that a highway and a faculty will likely be named after the inspector who was once killed in Monday's mob violence over alleged cow slaughter.

A 20-year-old man, Sumit Kumar, additionally died when the mob clashed with policemen after some carcasses were discovered within the fields.

"The chief minister has assured us that he will remain with us in this difficult time and will ensure justice for us. He said strict action will be taken against those involved," the victim's elder son Shreya Singh said.

After the four arrests announced on Tuesday, there have been no additional arrests in connection with the mob violence.

But two of the absconding men – native leaders from the Bajrang Dal and the BJP – have seemed on social media, claiming innocence.

A four-member special investigation group headed through Inspector General, Meerut, is main the probe into the violence and the alleged cow slaughter which precipitated it.

The state's Special Task Force (STF) will help the group, police said.

Earlier, the inspector's younger son Abhishek pleaded in opposition to violence over religion.

"My father is lifeless, day after today it can be some IG or a minister,” he informed a news channel hours earlier than the meeting with Adityanath.

The chief minister met Singh's wife and the 2 sons at his Kalidas Marg place of dwelling in Lucknow, an authentic spokesman said.

UP Director General of Police O P Singh, who was once additionally provide on the meeting, said Adityanath confident the family that training and house loans taken through them could be paid off through the government.

Uttar Pradesh minister Atul Garg later said the loans amounted to Rs 25-30 lakh.

Garg said the Jaithara-Kuraoli highway leading to his village in Etah could be renamed after the inspector.

"A school may also be named after Singh to recognise and bear in mind his braveness," he said.

The DGP said, "We within the police drive are like family. Besides an strange pension, we now have additionally presented a role. But the sons are learning and we now have left it to their discretion as they'll like to continue with their training," he said.

While the elder son is getting ready for the civil services and products, the younger one is pursuing legislation, he said.

Adityanath had Monday declared reimbursement of Rs 40 lakh for the wife, Rs 10 lakh for the oldsters and a government activity for a family member of the inspector, who was once the initial investigating officer within the 2015 Akhlaq lynching case.

Mohammed Akhlaq was once killed then over rumours about pork intake.

Meanwhile, in a video that surfaced Thursday, native BJP leader Shikhar Agarwal, who is also named within the FIR, is heard blaming the slain police inspector for the violence which erupted around a police publish.

Agarwal, who is BJP's Syana unit adolescence wing president, claimed it was once the inspector who created tension through preventing him and others from taking some carcasses to the Chingrawathi police publish for filing an FIR over the alleged cow slaughter.

Earlier, on Wednesday, a man figuring out himself as Yogesh Raj, the convenor of Bajrang Dal's Bulandshahr unit, had put out a video message, claiming innocence.

Yet another video appeared to suggest that Sumit Kumar may have been part of the mob which attacked policemen, and no longer a bystander who got killed within the violence as previous believed.

But arguable BJP MLA Sangeet Som said there was once nothing wrong with giving his family the reimbursement announced previous, when Dadri victim Akhlaq's family members could be given government help.

Sumit Kumar figures among the 27 other people named within the FIR registered through police after the violence.

The Yogi Adityanath government persisted to face flak from the opposition. CPI (M) normal secretary Sitaram Yechury alleged the state management was once shielding the accused and harassing the innocent.

An editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' additionally referred to the violence, pronouncing infantrymen and policemen don't have any religion.
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