UP Police officer killed in protest over alleged cow slaughter in Bulandshahr

UP Police officer killed in protest over alleged cow slaughter in Bulandshahr

A police officer and a local youth were killed in clashes that broke out in Shyana area of Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh during protests over alleged cow slaughter on Monday. The Police officer was killed in the ensuing firing after protestors attacked a police station, setting a police van to fire. While the situation is tense, a heavy police force has been deployed in the area to restore the peace. The angry mob attacked and killed the Inspector by stone or any heavy object near Sayya police station. At the same time, a young man has died due to shot by the bullet. In the incident in Bulandshahr, five police personnel and about half a dozen common people have also got minor injuries. In the violence of the crowd, many trains have also been damaged and three cars were set on fire. It is being told that about 400 people from three villages are involved in this violence.

After this incident, State Govt. has handed over the investigation to the ADG Intelligence, which will report within 48 hours, along with it has also formed a SIT under the chairmanship of the Meerut range. Meerut Divisional Commissioner Anita C. Meshram has confirmed the death of Kotwal Subodh Kumar Singh of Sayana in this case.

Cop among two killed in violence over alleged cow slaughter in Bulandshahr

On Monday evening in Lucknow, Anand Kumar- ADG law and order told that during the violence in Bulandshahr, police Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh died. He probably got an injury from a stone or heavy object. After the incident of alleged Cow slaughter, ADG intersections will be examined in the case of death of one police in Patra and the death of another and will submit its confidential report within 48 hours.

According to the District Magistrate, protests in the area began after people found the alleged carcass of a cow in the field and blocked a road in the area. Upon receiving the information the police reached to the spot and tried to get the roads open when some unwanted elements started pelting stones and attacked over the police officials. During the protest, police opened fire to scatter the crowd following which the mob attacked the police station. The mob vandalised the station while setting arson to police vehicles.

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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