Kanpur Encounter

UP: CM Yogi Adityanath Orders Strict Action Against Accused Kanpur case

In a tragic incident that occurred in Uttar Pradesh‘s Kanpur district on July 3, where eight policemen, including a deputy superintendent and three sub-inspectors, were killed during a raid to nab history-sheeter. CM Yogi paid tribute to slain cops. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced 1 crore compensation to kin of the cops killed handling the criminals.

“Though demise of anybody can never be compensated, we’ll attempt to help the families of our eight policemen lost their lives in Kanpur encounter. Sacrifice of our policemen won’t enter vain. People liable for this, won’t be spared. Government will provide an ex-gratia of Rs 1 crore each to kin of deceased, pension and a government job,” said the CM after paying floral tributes to the slain cops in Kanpur.

Meanwhile, UP DGP, HC Awasthi, told reporters that there was a well-planned conspiracy behind the incident and informed that forensic teams have collected evidences to unravel the conspiracy. “This incident wouldn’t have happened without a well-planned conspiracy. Forensic teams have collected evidences to unravel the conspiracy behind this attack,” UP’s top cop said.

The encounter happened when a police team was approaching to arrest Vikas Dubey, a history-sheeter facing 60 criminal cases, in Dikru village under the Chaubeypur police headquarters on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, police said. because the police team was close to reach the hideout of the dreaded criminal, a hail of bullets was showered on them from a building rooftop, leaving Deputy Superintendent of Police Devendra Mishra, three sub-inspectors and 4 constables dead, the officials said.

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