Records accessed by The Indian Express show at least 29 encounters so far in which wanted men were killed. In the month-and-a-half since the notice, eight encounters — three in the new year — have led to the death of eight wanted men and a constable.
Mukhtar, an MLA from Sadar seat in Mau, was shifted to the Banda jail from Lucknow in March last year. He is the main accused in the murder case of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai and has been in jail since 2005.
Saharanpur Additional Superintendent of Police (City) Prabhal Pratap Singh said that Bheem Army holds a programme every year at Guru Ravidas Temple, therefore, they were given the permission to hold the event.
According to records of the Pipiganj police station, the case under IPC section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) was filed against Yogi Adityanath and 14 others on May 27, 1995 for holding a meeting in Pipiganj town despite imposition of prohibitory orders by the district administration.
Mohammed Ateeq allegedly slit 32-year-old Shabana’s throat in a fit of rage on Sunday after he found her in an “objectionable state” at his home with his friend Imran, with whom he got her married earlier.
The government, meanwhile, said it had no knowledge of such a move. Alleging that schools promoted Christianity this way, the HJM has asked its district units to protest outside schools if their warnings were not heeded.
On Friday, four Anganwadi workers were arrested when they allegedly attempted to stop the cavalcade of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during his visit to Sitapur, and also entered into an argument with the police.
In Bijnor, FIR was lodged under section 153 B (imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration) of IPC at Chandpur police station, after two posters related to Babri demolition were found pasted on walls at a local bus stand on December 5.
The police said they recovered the cow hide from a plot adjacent to the dhaba, following a tip-off. The person who informed them had claimed that the father had hidden the cow hide there, the SHO added.
On Sunday, at a local Arya Samaj temple, Dharamveer, his wife and daughter resumed their earlier identities. The sons were away at the time and will re-convert once they were back too, Dharamveer said.
Police said the prime accused, gangster Raju Yadav, who is on the run, was angry as Rajesh had started creating awareness among people against him. Raju planned the murder. Rajesh had written three articles on cases registered against him.
IG Bareilly Range S K Bhagat said, “Directions have been issued to SSP Bareilly to verify the allegations by going through video and statement of people present at the spot and then take necessary action.”
Since November 13, Thakur has been seeking help on Twitter from PM Narendra Modi, CM Yogi Adityanath, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Textile Minister Smriti Irani and BJP president Amit Shah.