Bulandshahr violence LIVE: UP CM Yogi Adityanath expresses grief over deaths, seeks probe report in 2 days

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Bulandshahr Live: A police inspector and a youth have been reported killed in an incident of violence in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district.

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Bulandshahr Live: A police inspector and a youth have been reported killed in an incident of violence in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr district. The violence broke out in the city after reports of illegal cow slaughter, while the youth was killed in police firing, news agency PTI reported. A mob pelted stones and indulged in arson, setting several vehicles and the Chingarwathi Police Chowki on fire, Additional Director General of Meerut zone Prashant Kumar said. The slain cop has been identified as Inspector Subodh Kumar. As tensions prevailed in the area, policemen from several police stations have been rushed along with senior officials to take control of the situation, police said.

The incident comes amid Muslim Itjema (a large gathering of Muslim community) in the city where around 10-20 lakh people have reportedly gathered.

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21:32 (IST) 03 Dec 2018
Bulandshahr violence: UP CM Adityanath expresses grief over deaths, seeks probe report in 2 days

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Monday expressed grief over the deaths in violence in Bulandshahr and sought a probe report into the incident within two days, according to an official statement. Inspector Subodh Kumar and a 20-year-old man were killed on Monday as a rampaging mob protesting alleged illegal cow slaughter torched a police post in Bulandshahr and clashed with police, which opened fire, officials said.

21:10 (IST) 03 Dec 2018
Bulandshahr Police pay tributes to Inspector Subodh Kumar

"Inspector Subodh kumar singh sacrificed his life to uphold law & order in the district. With his demise, we have lost one of our finest officers who will always be alive in our hearts as our hero. Our condolences for his family members and prayers for the noble soul," Bulandshahr Police tweets.

20:41 (IST) 03 Dec 2018
Bulandshahr Police appeals to not to spread rumours

Bulandshahr Police department has appealed people to not to spread rumours related to the incident. 

20:11 (IST) 03 Dec 2018
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expresses grief over loss of lives in Bulandshahr violence

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over loss of lives in Bulandshahr violence.  Two people, which included one police personnel, lost their life in the incident. The policeman, Subodh Kumar Singh, was attacked and injured critically as Hindu activists brought the alleged carcass of the cow on to the road, jammed traffic and stoned police personnel, PTI reported. While a civilian was killed in firing. 

19:40 (IST) 03 Dec 2018
Over 1,000 personnel deployed in area

As tension prevailed in the area following the violence that lasted nearly three hours, the Uttar Pradesh government deployed additional police, including over 1,000 personnel of anti-riot forces and ordered multiple probes -- by SIT, ADG-Intelligence -- and a magisterial inquiry. Giving details of the incident, ADG Law and Order Anand Kumar said in Lucknow that trouble started after villagers found some body parts of cows in a jungle in Mahaw village. "This morning carcasses of the cows were found dumped in a forest area outside the village. Activists of right-wing organisations soon gathered at the spot and alleged that people of a community were indulging in cow slaughter," he said. 

19:11 (IST) 03 Dec 2018
Police Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh passes away incident

Additional Director General of Police Anand Kumar said the station house officer of Syana, Subodh Kumar Singh, was attacked and injured critically as Hindu activists brought the alleged carcass of the cow on to the road, jammed traffic and stoned police personnel.

19:05 (IST) 03 Dec 2018
SIT constituted to probe incident

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe the matter and submit a report to the Uttar Pradesh government at the earliest, an official spokesman said.

18:10 (IST) 03 Dec 2018
1 inspector dead

Inspector Subodh Kumar, who was posted at the Syana Police Station, died in the violence, he said, but did not elaborate. Police said a 20-year-old youth, identified as Sumit died of gun-shot wounds. They raised slogans against the police administration and blocked the Bulandshahr-Garh highway. District Magistrate Anuj Kumar Jha said police and senior officials tried to reason with the protestors but they refused to budge. As Sub-divisional Magistrate Avinash Kumar Maurya arrived on the scene, protesters turned violent, pelting stones on policemen and indulging in arson. District Magistrate Anuj Kumar Jha said police had to open fire in self-defence. Meerut Divisional Commissioner Aneeta C Meshram said she was rushing to the spot to take stock of the situation. PTI

18:05 (IST) 03 Dec 2018
When and how incident took place?

Violence broke here on Monday over alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, leaving a police inspector and a youth dead as a mob went on a rampage here torching a police post and clashed with police, which opened fire to control the situation, officials said. Additional Director General of Meerut zone Prashant Kumar said the protesters from Mahaw village and nearby areas pelted stones on the police and indulged in arson setting several vehicles and the Chingarwathi Police Chowki on fire. The trouble started after villagers found some body parts of cow and its progeny in a jungle in Mahaw village, the ADG said. Angry villagers and members of various Hindu groups brought the animal remains in tractor-trolley to the Chingarwathi Police Chowki and demanded action against the culprits. PTI

17:52 (IST) 03 Dec 2018
Anand Kumar, L&O, Bulandshahr

"One policeman died in stone pelting from villagers, later a local Sumit also got shot and was shifted to a hospital in Meerut where he succumbed to injuries. Probe is underway to find out who shot him," says Anand Kumar.

17:51 (IST) 03 Dec 2018
Anand Kumar, ADG L&O, speaks on the incident

People complained that cattle carcass was found in field, villagers were assured action, but villagers carried carcass on a tractor and blocked main road, protest turned violence and stones were pelted on police, forces retaliated with lathi charge: Anand Kumar, ADG L&O, speaks on the incident. (Source: ANI)

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