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Inspector killed in Bulandshahr violence cremated

IANS  |  Etah (Uttar Pradesh) 

Subodh Kumar Singh, who was killed in a mob violence in district of western on Monday, was on Tuesday cremated in his ancestral village Jaithra in district, police said.

Amid a sea of emotions, senior police officials played the pallbearers, before the body of Singh wrapped in a tri-colour was put on the funeral pyre.

The cremation was got delayed since the relatives and family members of the slain demanded that come and meet them and that the village be declared a martyr's village.

Senior leaders of the region, including and Satyapal Singh Rathore, pacified the heart-broken family members and assured them that their demands will be met.

The family also alleged that the was shot dead in a planned manner and under a deep-rooted conspiracy. Lawmakers told the family that a probe is underway and that all angles are being investigated. They also said that justice will be done to them.

Meanwhile, Sumit, the youth who was also killed by a bullet in Monday's violence in Bulandshahr, was also cremated in his village. His family has alleged that he was innocent and had gone to drop a friend to the bus stop and he was shot on his way back.

The family also alleged that slain Singh had shot him.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 20:44 IST
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