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Bulandshahr violence: UP CM meets slain inspector's family

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Thursday met the family members of who was killed in the violence and assured them of justice and strict action against the culprits.

The met Singh's wife and two sons at his Kalidas Marg residence here, an said.

"The CM has given assurance to the victim's family that they will remain like a family and there would not any disturbance in their studies," UP DGP OP Singh, who was also present there, told reporters.

He said Adityanath had decided that the government would pay off the education loan that the family had taken.

"The has assured us that he will remain with us in this difficult time and ensure justice for us. He said strict action will be taken against those involved," the victim's son said.

Adityanath had declared Monday a compensation of Rs 40 lakh for the wife, Rs 10 lakh for the parents and a government job for a member of his family.

The was also an Investigating (IO) in the 2015 Akhlaq lynching case.

Singh and a 20-year-old man were killed in mob violence triggered by alleged slaughter of cows in

The chief minister had ordered a thorough probe and issued directions to take strict action against those involved in the alleged cow slaughter in the western UP district.

Adityanath had held a late night meeting here Tuesday with the chief secretary, the DGP, the (home) and the additional of police (intelligence).

The chief minister had also drawn flak from opposition parties for attending a show in Gorakhpur when the violence broke out in Monday.

An said the chief minister was of the view that the incident "is part of a bigger conspiracy, and hence all those directly or indirectly related to cow slaughter should be arrested in a time-bound manner".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 12:15 IST
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