“Law and order has nose-dived during the regime of Yogi Adityanath. Such is the situation in that police officers are being beaten up openly. Government servants are feeling insecure during the BJP regime, which has made tall claims about improving law and order...,” said SP leader Ram Govind Chaudhary.
Alleging that Khan’s life was under threat, the former chief minister demanded security for him and that the FIR against him be immediately expunged.
Tiwari, who was the state’s last Congress CM and served for three terms, was a “great planner” and equally popular among members of opposition parties as he was in his own, they said.
“Despite ample evidence against them, the suspensions were revoked following pressure from Kashmiri students who had threatened to leave the campus,” said ABVP’s state secretary (Brij Prant) Yogendra Verma.
He said that the Aligarh Muslim University was being defamed by a certain group of people from a particular party.
While the accused claimed to police that they were associated with the Hindu Yuva Vahini, the organisation’s Bareilly coordinator Ajay Maurya has denied it.
The Sambhal sub-inspector (S-I) shot to fame when a video of him mimicking gunshots as “thain-thain” went viral.
Those arrested have been identified as as Karam Singh (30) of Shamli, Gurjant alias Zinta (23) of Saharanpur and Amrit (24) of Haryana.
A forensic team, Lucknow SSP Kalanidhi Naithani, and around 100 constables were also present. The forensic team once again took measurements and pictures during the recreation. The SIT also shared the details with the IO, SSP and members of the forensic team.
A local villager, Sarfarz, informed police about the incident, following which Singh was rushed to a private hospital in Meerut where he died of injuries.
The charges against the accused include gangrape. The girl’s medical examination report is awaited and police are yet to authenticate the video clip.
An FIR was registered under charges including rioting, attempt to murder, as well as under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities Act), on the basis of which three persons have been arrested so far.
While a Railways probe is underway, two signal officials have been suspended. Meanwhile, services on the line were restored.
According to the appointment letter, the post was generated specially for the appointee and would cease to exist after her resignation, retirement or death.
Both Shatrughan and Yashwant, have been critical of the central government and have often seen sharing stage with leaders and parties opposing the BJP.
Eighteen kilometers away at the accident site, 30-year-old Kusheshwar sat drenched in sweat. He was shouting into the darkness beneath a derailed coach.
While the cleric has been detained, police are investigating if he had objected to the burial as the parents had not undergone “nikah halala” following their divorce through instant triple talaq three years ago.
Additional Superintendent of Police (Bulandshahr) Pravin Ranjan Singh said the two-time former MLA was found dead by his family.
The man said he met SP (City) Ranvijay Singh late on Saturday evening and alleged that five persons were involved in the crime. While the main accused, a relative, was arrested, he claimed that the police was not making any effort in arresting the others.
The released inmates are yet to be traced.