The autopsy report confirmed Saturday that SP (City) Mukul Dwivedi died of injuries caused by “blunt objects” while Station House Officer (Farah) Santosh Yadav died of gunshot injuries sustained in the violent clash with encroachers in Jawahar Bagh area of Mathura on Thursday.
Quoting from the autopsy report, Additional Director General, Law and Order, Daljit Singh Chowdhary said, “SP (City) Mukul Dwivedi died of multiple injuries on head caused by blunt objects.”
Dwivedi was attacked by the encroachers when he entered inside the Jawahar Bagh with a police team. It is alleged that he was dragged inside by the illegal occupants who beat him with sticks causing multiple fractures on head and heavy blood loss.
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The other policeman killed in the violence, SHO Santosh Yadav, was shot on head by a .315 bore country-made pistol.
Yadav’s family members, who had refused to conduct the final rites demanding Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to visit their place, agreed to cremate the body Saturday. Yadav’s body had reached his native place in Janupur district Friday evening.
District Magistrate D C Goswami said, they and public representative convinced the family after which they decided to perform the last rites. Goswami added that family had submitted a representation demanding compensation money to be increased from Rs 20 lakh and also a government job to one family member. “Their representation has been sent to the government,” said DM.
CM later announced to increase the ex-gratia to Rs 50 lakh for both the deceased policemen. He also announced extra-ordinary pension and job to one member of the slain policemen’s families.