In the wake of the killing of Varanasi deputy jailor, jail officers in Uttar Pradesh on Monday asked the state government to provide them gunmen for security. UP Jail Superintendents Association in a meeting held here also demanded that arm licences be given to officers on priority for their security. It was also decided that all the jail officers in the state will tie black ribbons on November 27 while on duty to protest the killing of Anil Tyagi.
Tyagi, 45, was shot dead by four unidentified persons on November 23 while he was on way to gym. The four persons on motorbike chased him as soon hecame out of his car and started indiscriminate firing, hitting him on the temple, stomach and back.