Bhopal encounter: Video shows policeman recovering knife from SIMI activist’s body

The National Investigation Agency(NIA) will probe the jail-break even as contradictions surfaced on the encounter.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 31, 2016 7:50 pm
simi, simi activists, bhopal jailbreak, simi encounter, simi encounter video, simi activists killed, simi news, bhopal encounter, bhopal news, simi incident Bhopal: Police investigate the encounter site at the hillocks of Acharpura village after the STF killed 8 Students of Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activists who escaped Central Jail killing a security guard in Bhopal on Monday. PTI Photo (PTI10_31_2016_000210B)

Eight SIMI activists were on Monday killed in an alleged encounter with police on the outskirts of the city hours after they escaped from the high-security Bhopal Central Jail killing a security guard but questions cropped up over the encounter.

Though police described the encounter as a raging gun battle, with the SIMI members instigating the gunfire, videos, purportedly from the encounter site, that have surfaced shows a policeman pumping bullets into a man from close range after some unidentified person takes out what appears to be a knife said to be in a plastic cover and places it back.

The National Investigation Agency(NIA) will probe the jail-break even as contradictions surfaced on the encounter. The jail superintendent was among four officials suspended by the Madhya Pradesh government.

IG Yogesh Choudhary said the fleeing SIMI activists had weapons in their possession and opened fire when confronted and the police fired in retaliation, in comments that appeared to contradict the Home Minister’s statement.

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First Published on: October 31, 2016 6:48 pm
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    Sweetie
    Oct 31, 2016 at 8:32 pm
    Another fake encounter on order of Amit shah the biggest goonda, if it were Hindus they will now be sitting in their rooms and planning another mu*rder of Muslims, Christians and dalits
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      Sweetie
      Oct 31, 2016 at 8:39 pm
      Hang ur mother u MF
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        Sweetie
        Oct 31, 2016 at 8:39 pm
        Paid RSS dog
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          Sweetie
          Oct 31, 2016 at 8:36 pm
          Tum Hindu logon se yehi ummed hai, gaali dena aur nafrat kerna
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            Dini.vino
            Oct 31, 2016 at 5:30 pm
            HANG MP HOME SINISTER,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;HANG MP THIEF MINISTERlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;HANG STATE TERRORIST RAJNATH SINGHlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;HANG BUTCHER MODI!
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              Dini.vino
              Oct 31, 2016 at 3:54 pm
              I am Hindu, and I say HINDIA SHALL NOT EXIST!
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                Dini.vino
                Oct 31, 2016 at 3:56 pm
                Raghav is a DEABLE BRAHMIN SCOUNDREL. You cannot expect anything from him.
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                  Jo
                  Nov 1, 2016 at 2:50 am
                  Are you an Indian sweetie?...and lemme tell you SIMI is banned in India because their only motive is to spread terrorism in India . rest you can google and ye quote to suna hoga terrorism ka koi religion nahi hota..
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                    Romik
                    Oct 31, 2016 at 11:28 pm
                    SIMI murderers! enjoy the 72 raisins
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                      SubbuI
                      Oct 31, 2016 at 4:12 pm
                      THIS IS NALAYAK NMODI'S GUNDA RAJ HERE:-lt;br/gt;NO FIRlt;br/gt;NO CHARGE SHEETlt;br/gt;NO INQUIRY lt;br/gt;NO TRAIL lt;br/gt;ONLY KALLAS
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                        mohd arif
                        Oct 31, 2016 at 6:04 pm
                        the killing of 8 SIMI under trials in MP in this fashion is reflection of state organised killing of modi style at country level after his experience at state level whereby he was rewarded and given the post of PM of this country. he is doing things where he succeeded in past. no surprise, everybody does the things at high level. now he has become the great butcher. Now imagine where he is leading the country and its future. GUNDAISM ZINDABAD.
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                          ashok
                          Oct 31, 2016 at 7:02 pm
                          YOU GUYS ARE NOT COMMENTING ON THE OTHER STORY "Cop killed by SIMI men was preparing for daughter’s wedding". IS IT BECAUSE THE POLICE WAS A HINDU ?
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                            count
                            Oct 31, 2016 at 6:00 pm
                            And hang yourself
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                              count
                              Oct 31, 2016 at 7:13 pm
                              But they are not encounter right! so you comment on declare lower castes terrorist is baseless. FYI, there no lower castes or higher castes. All castes are true Indian Nationalists and patriots.
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                                dipak
                                Oct 31, 2016 at 7:08 pm
                                encounter or fake encounter, we r proud of indian and m.p police. finish all this hard liner and their supporter. RIP the fallen police officer.
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                                  dipak
                                  Oct 31, 2016 at 7:12 pm
                                  they might have got 7 virgin by now. Many r still in waiting. Police has big job to do.
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                                    rak g
                                    Oct 31, 2016 at 3:52 pm
                                    yes kill them all from SIMI, i wish they would have done so on sadvi pragya and purohit who were found to be terrorists too. Just like these people were undertrials, they were too, we should not look for evidences once declared anti national they should be done away with.
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                                      Vinu Koratty
                                      Oct 31, 2016 at 5:57 pm
                                      Beautiful pictures coming from Bhopal :)
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                                        Ashutosh Tiwari
                                        Oct 31, 2016 at 5:33 pm
                                        were they activist or terrorist ?
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                                          Shridhar Shettigar
                                          Oct 31, 2016 at 7:12 pm
                                          Your sane voice is going to the deaf ears. People are rejoicing because those who are killed is Mu slims. That's why we remain a third world country forever without rule of law...
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                                            M. AHMAD
                                            Oct 31, 2016 at 6:07 pm
                                            IT IS DOUBTFUL THAT MP GOVERNMENT WILL ALLOW JUDICIAL INQUIRY FOR ENCOUNTER AS IT IS FAKE ENCOUNTER.
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