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Who was Vivek Tiwari, the Apple Area Manager shot dead by Lucknow Police

Who was Vivek Tiwari, the Apple Area Manager shot dead by Lucknow Police
Written by Abhishek Lohia

Vivek Tiwari, the Apple India Area manager who was shot dead by a police constable in Lucknow late on Friday, 28 September night. Hailing from Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, he was working with Apple in Lucknow, managing UP East Part 1, according to his Facebook profile. He had been working on this post since 2014. Tiwari, 38, had graduated from Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology (KNIT), Sultanpur in 1999. He then went on to pursue a Masters in Business Administration, graduating from Dewan Institute of Management Studies, Meerut in 2002. Prior to his current employment at Apple, he was working at Samsung Electronics in Rajasthan.

On the night of 28 September, he was driving his vehicle through Lucknow’s Gomti Nagar area with a colleague, Sana, when he was shot in the neck by a police constable, who claims he acted in self-defense. He was rushed to Lohia Hospital but died while receiving treatment for his injury.

Tiwari is survived by his wife, Kalpana Tiwari and his two daughters. Speaking to the media, his wife recounted her last conversation with her husband, which took place at 1.30 am.

According to her, she had been waiting for him to return home till 2 am, after which she had started calling him, without any success. At around 3.15, her call was finally answered and she was informed that her husband was being treated in the hospital.

Vivek Tiwari Murder Case Update

Orders have been given for rewriting of FIR. Gomti Nagar police won’t investigate it, some other police station will probe. DM Lucknow had ordered magisterial inquiry. I have ordered the constitution of SIT. It’s a crime. Policemen involved have been arrested & expelled: UP Min Ashutosh Tandon said.

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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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