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Akhilesh corners Yogi over law and order in UP, makes light of Taj visit

Akhilesh also took a dig at the anti-romeo squads, a campaign initiated by the Adityanath-led state government to ensure the safety of women in the state

ANI  |  Lucknow 

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.(Photo: PTI)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.(Photo: PTI)

Former chief minister and president on Thursday cornered the Yogi over the alleged unprecedented rise in cases of crime and loot in the state.

Addressing a press conference here, the chief said, "There has been an unprecedented rise in cases of crime and loot in the state."

Akhilesh also took a dig at the anti-romeo squads, a campaign initiated by the Adityanath-led state to ensure the safety of women in the state.

"What happened to the anti-romeo squads? A couple visiting Fatehpur Sikri was beaten when they tried to click a selfie," Akhilesh added.

Earlier this month also, Akhilesh had trained his guns at the state government, while saying that the (BJP) has no answers over the present and order situation in

"Murders, dacoities and numerous such incidents are happening in the state over which the led by Yogi Adityanth has no answers," Yadav told ANI.

He also questioned the state whether it could say it succeeded in maintaining and order in the state.

Akhilesh quoted past incidents of murder and dacoity in and asked the state why the accused were not identified in those incidents.

"Have the accused been identified in the Sitapur triple-murder case? How can a dacoity occur at a retired judge's place in Lucknow? A BSP candidate was murdered in Allahabad after getting good votes. There was a lathi-charge in the BHU. How many incidents shall I quote?" the former chief minister said.

First Published: Thu, October 26 2017. 17:02 IST
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