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UP Bar Council chief cremated, family seeks CBI probe

IANS  |  Etah (Uttar Pradesh) 

The mortal remains of Darwesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native village in district.

was among the thousands who turned up to pay tribute to the deceased. A large number of lawyers were also present on the occasion.

members of Darwesh Yadav, meanwhile, demanded a CBI inquiry into the murder and alleged that (who shot Darwesh Yadav) had embezzled funds which apparently led to her murder.

had shot himself after killing and is admitted to hospital in Gurugram in a critical condition.

Lawyers have also demanded security for the of the slain while the of has sought a compensation of Rs 50 lakhs for the

had been elected as Bar Council on Sunday and had attended her felicitation ceremony in the court on Wednesday.

Shortly after the felicitation ceremony, Yadav was sitting in a lawyer's chamber when came in and shot her dead. He pumped three bullets into Darwesh Yadav's and chest and then shot himself in the head, too.

Following the incident, the has upgraded security arrangements in all courts.



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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 13:02 IST