Three UP cops suspended after India Today expose on fake encounters
Hours after India As we speak TV uncovered the observe of pretend encounters by some police personnel in Uttar Pradesh, Director Common of Police (DGP) OP Singh has suspended three policemen.
In its expose, India As we speak TV confirmed how some policemen are resorting to staged shootouts in alternate of bribes, publicity and promotions.
Ever because the Yogi Adityanath authorities got here to energy in UP, greater than 60 folks have been killed in round 1,500 encounters. The variety of folks injured is roughly 400.
India As we speak TV’s investigation has revealed that cops are prepared to border harmless folks and kill them in staged encounters for cash and promotions.
In Agra Zone, which has accounted for 241 encounters, a sub-inspector in Chitra Hat police station supplied to gun down an harmless civilian for round Rs eight lakh.
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Responding to India As we speak TV’s expose, the workplace of the DGP in a tweet stated the DGP has taken a severe not of the matter. The tweet stated three policemen have been suspended.
Speaking to India As we speak TV, the Public Relations Officer of the DGP stated the division has taken a severe word of the expose. He stated the cops caught on digital camera have tarnished the picture of Uttar Pradesh Police.
Senior Superintendent of Police, Agra, Amit Pathak confirmed that the three policemen have been suspended. “An extra SP-rank officer will conduct the departmental probe,” he stated.
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In the meantime, Opposition events have hit out on the BJP authorities over the difficulty.
Samajwadi Get together spokesperson Sunil Sajan stated this [India Today TV’s expose] is a “strong proof”.
“We have now been saying this. The Yogi authorities is nevertheless busy taking credit score for encounters. If the encounters have been real, the legislation and order scenario within the state would have been below management,” Sajan stated.
The Congress claimed that it has been saying that the encounters going down within the state below Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s tenure are “pretend” and staged to “terrorise folks”.
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