Opposition Flays Yogi Govt After Journalist, BDC Member Murdered In UP
The family members of the 42-year-old TV journalist Ratan Singh have alleged it to be a case of enmity. The family members claimed that the brother of a principal representative had taken Ratan to his house where he was shot. To pacify the angry locals, Ballia SP Devendra Nath has suspended Fashana police station in-charge Shashi Mauli Pandey, while three accused Arvind Singh, Dinesh Singh and Sunil Kumar Singh have been arrested. Also Read: Kallis, Sthalekar And Zaheer Abbas Inducted Into ICC Cricket Hall Of Fame
Three prime accused arrested from the spot. Search for other accused is underway. Although the deceased was a journalist the incident does not involve anything related to journalism. It is completely about land dispute between the two parties: Subhash Chandra Dubey, DIG Azamgarh https://t.co/qWoRyy2II2 pic.twitter.com/YRb1IaEtJv— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 24, 2020
It is being said that Ratan Singh had a land dispute with his neighbour. After another fight on Monday evening, he was shot. Accused Dinesh Singh is said to be his distant relative. Apart from Ballia, BDC member Surendra Yadav was shot dead in the Nizamabad area of Azamgarh district of eastern Uttar Pradesh. Azamgarh DIG Subhash Chand Dubey said that there was a fight between the two sides first, after which the firing took place. According to the DIG, the reason for the murder is the election of Gram Pradhan. A person from Surendra Yadav’s village, Durgesh Tiwari was preparing to contest for ‘Pradhani’ (as it is locally known), after which the controversy grew. Surendra Yadav’s family alleges that his family had also received threats before the murder. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress General Secretary and in-charge of UP, took a shot at the law and order situation under the Yogi govt via a tweet.
यूपी के सीएम सरकार की स्पीड बताते हैं और अपराध का मीटर उससे दोगुनी स्पीड से भागने लगता है।— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) August 25, 2020
प्रत्यक्षम् किम् प्रमाणम्
ये यूपी में केवल दो दिनों का अपराध का मीटर है। यूपी सरकार बार-बार अपराध की घटनाओं पर पर्दा डालती है मगर अपराध चिंघाड़ते हुए प्रदेश की सड़कों पर तांडव कर रहा है। pic.twitter.com/vaN3J5wG2T