Most encounters in Uttar Pradesh are fake: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow | Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday questioned the increasing cases of encounters in the state.

Speaking to reporters, Yadav questioning the encounters said, “Most of the encounters happening in UP are fake.” He further added that the issue is not been raised by the opposition but the National Human Rights Commission. The former chief minister also worried that the Law and order is deteriorating further because of this.

Earlier the National Human Rights Commission taking a suo moto cognisance of media reports on the killing of a 20-year-old youth in Muzaffarnagar in an alleged fake encounter sent a notice to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police seeking their reply within four weeks.


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