Lucknow | Uttar Pradesh minister Om Prakash Rajbhar on Tuesday blamed right-wing organistaions like Bajrang Dal, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) behind the violence in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr.
Speaking to media, Rajbhar alleged that the protest was an attempt to disturb peace in the region. He also questioned that why did the protest occur on the same day as Muslim Ijtema event? He said,” This is a pre-planned conspiracy by VHP, Bajrang Dal and RSS, now police is even naming some BJP members. Why did protest happen on the same day as Muslim Ijtema event? It was an attempt to disturb peace.”
Uttar Pradesh Minister OP Rajbhar: This is a pre planned conspiracy by VHP, Bajrang Dal and RSS, now police is even naming some BJP members. Why protest happened on same day as Muslim Ijtema event? It was an attempt to disturb peace #Bulandshahr pic.twitter.com/smOFRWnGad
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The family of the deceased police officer Subodh Singh has called an conspiracy behind the death of the office in the voilence. They said, “Subodh Singh was investigating Akhlaq case and that is why he was killed, its a conspiracy by Police. ”
Meanwhile, four persons were arrested on Tuesday after police lodged an FIR against over two dozen people for rioting and murder in connection with the violence here, officials said. As many as 27 people have been named in the FIR, registered around 3 am, while cases have been lodged against 50 to 60 unidentified people, they said.
A police inspector Subodh Singh who had probed the Akhlaq lynching case initially and a 20-year-old local man died of gunshot injuries on Monday as a rampaging mob protesting alleged illegal cow slaughter torched a police post here and clashed with cops, according to police.