Mathura Violence: Akhilesh Yadav again rejects demand for CBI probe

BJP has been demanding CBI probe into the violence in Mathura on June 2 when police tried to evict activists of an organisation from Jawahar Bagh that they had illegally occupied.

By: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: June 22, 2016 3:22:04 am

Once again rejecting the demand for CBI probe into the Mathura violence in which 29 people, including two police officials, were killed, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, on Tuesday again accused the BJP of “unnecessarily” creating “hype” over the issue. “BJP is left without any issue. Therefore it is creating hype over Kairana (migration) and Mathura (violence) unnecessarily. There will be no CBI inquiry into Mathura incident,” he said in Jaunpur.

BJP has been demanding CBI probe into the violence in Mathura on June 2 when police tried to evict activists of an organisation from Jawahar Bagh that they had illegally occupied.

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Earlier in the day, Akhilesh visited the family of sub-inspector Santosh Yadav, the then station officer of Farah police station in Mathura, who was killed along with then SP (City) Mukul Dwivedi in the violence in Mathura. CM visited Yadav’s native place and handed over Rs 50 lakh relief cheque to his widow and also announced a government job for her. He also assured to bear the cost of studies of Yadav’s two children.

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