YOGI VOWS HELP, HON­OUR TO COP’S KIN

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UT­TAR PRADESH Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Thurs­day met the fam­ily mem­bers of In­spec­tor Su­bodh Ku­mar Singh, who was killed in the Bu­land­shahr vi­o­lence, and as­sured strict ac­tion against the cul­prits.

The gov­ern­ment also an­nounced that a road and a col­lege will be named af­ter the in­spec­tor who was killed in Mon­day's mob vi­o­lence over al­leged cow slaugh­ter. A 20year-old

to share any in­for­ma­tion with re­gards to the vi­o­lence that un­folded on De­cem­ber 3.

Mean­while, BJP MLA from Syana, Deven­dra Singh Lodhi blames the lo­cal ad­min­is­tra­tion for the vi­o­lence, adding that some of­fi­cials, in­clud­ing the po­lice have been ig­nor­ing the com­plaints of cow slaugh­ter.

The Ba­jrang

Dal and VHP man was also killed. The chief minister has as­sured us that he will re­main with us in this dif­fi­cult time and will en­sure jus­tice for us. He said strict ac­tion will be taken against those in­volved, the vic­tim's el­der son Shreya Singh said. Adityanath met Singh's wife and the two sons at his Kal­i­das Marg res­i­dence here, an of­fi­cial spokesman said.

have also de­fended the main ac­cused, Yo­gesh Raj. Se­nior Ba­jrang Dal leader Su­dar­shan Chakra said Yo­gesh Raj is in­no­cent and is be­ing framed by po­lice in a false case. He said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will do jus­tice and added that cow slaugh­ter con­tin­ues un­der the ig­no­rance of the lo­cal ad­min­is­tra­tion and the

po­lice. Af­ter the four ar­rests an­nounced on Tues­day, there have been no fur­ther ar­rests in con­nec­tion with the mob vi­o­lence.

Ear­lier, the slain cop’s younger son Ab­hishek pleaded against vi­o­lence over re­li­gion. “My fa­ther is dead, to­mor­row it can be some IG or a minister,” he told a news chan­nel hours be­fore the meet­ing with CM Adityanath.

In­dia To­day TV/ PTI In­puts

Fam­ily of Su­bodh Ku­mar Singh, the po­lice in­spec­tor killed in Bu­land­shahr vi­o­lence, meets UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his of­fi­cial res­i­dence in Lucknow.

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