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Bulandshahr violence: ‘Bajrang Dal convener called accused before cop’s killing’

As per the chargesheet, accused Sachin Ahlawat made a 28-second call to Yogesh at 8.55 am on December 3, informing him of an alleged cow-slaughter incident in Mahav.

Bulandshahr violence: Sedition charges dropped against accused, says lawyer

A total of 38 people, including local BJP and Bajrang Dal leaders, were arrested for the violence that broke out in Siyana tehsil of Bulandshahr on December 3, leading to the killing of Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and villager Sumit Singh.


Charges filed against 38 in Bulandshahr cop's murder, rioting

"Five people have been charged with murder of Siyana SHO Subodh Kumar Singh. The other 33 have been charged with rioting, arson and offences of similar nature,” Bulandshahr SP Atul Kumar Srivastava said.

Bulandshahr violence: Slain cop’s phone found at house of accused

Several other mobile phones were also recovered from Natt’s house. Police are yet to determine the identity of the owners of those phones and whether they contain information regarding the violence.

Bulandshahr violence: Police recovers slain cop's mobile phone from house of prime accused

Subodh Kumar Singh, the station house officer of Siyana, and local youth, Sumit Kumar, were killed in the mob violence near Siyana village during the protest over alleged cow slaughter. 

Even when a police officer is killed by Hindus, it is minorities that face the brunt

Going by the record, it would appear that when the perpetrators of the violence are minorities, the process of justice is swift. When they form part of organised Hindu militant groups, the fabled long arm of the law barely moves.


Bulandshahr: NSA against 3 held for cow slaughter

The office of the UP Director General of Police in a notification claimed the proceedings were initiated because the cow-slaughter act caused “terror” and disturbed peace in the Siyana area.

Bulandshahr violence: Prime accused Yogesh Raj features in Bajrang Dal's R-Day poster

"There is a huge difference between someone who is accused and someone who is convicted. The posters display Yogesh's patriotism which even an accused has a right to express. We completely endorse this”, said Balraj Dungar, State Convenor of Bajrang Dal.

Bulandshahr violence: NSA invoked against seven arrested for cow slaughter

Two people including a police officer were shot dead during the violence triggered following the alleged cow slaughter on December 3 last year in Bulandshahr. Police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and civilian Sumit Kumar, 20, were killed of bullet shots during the mob violence.

Hoardings with pictures of violence accused come up in Bulandshahr

The hoardings also have photos of Satish Lodhi, Ashish Chauhan, Satendra Rajput and Vishal Tyagi, all accused in the case, along with a bigger picture of Yogesh Raj, the main accused, extending wishes on behalf of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal.

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‘The notion that your neighbour is your kin, regardless of faith, is a real thing in South India’

Historian Rajmohan Gandhi talks about the need to chronicle Southern history and why he feels that the region is ‘losing voice’ in Delhi. In a discussion with journalists from Indian Express, he calls the recent lynchings ‘tragic, shameful’.

Express Eye for Detail 16: What went wrong in Bulandshahr, Christian Michel’s role in AgustaWestland scam and more

This week we look at how UP got to a place where mob violence that spiralled out of control got a police officer killed, why the extradition of Christian Michel is a political hot potato & how a WhatsApp video ruined a woman’s life in Kerela.