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Bulandshahr violence: UP CM to meet slain inspector's family tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

will meet tomorrow the family members of who was killed in the violence.

The will meet them at his Kalidas Marg residence here, an said Wednesday.

Adityanath had declared on Monday a compensation of Rs 40 lakh for the wife, Rs 10 lakh for the parents and a government job for a member of the family of the inspector, who 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 last night 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 held a late night meeting here with the chief secretary, the DGP, the (home) and the additional of police (intelligence).

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

The Opposition has said that such incidents are part of attempts to incite communal unrest in the society ahead of polls and demanded his resignation.

An said that 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".

Since March 19, 2017, all illegal slaughter houses had been closed and instructions were issued to all district magistrates and superintendents of police to ensure that such activities do not take place in any of the districts.

The and the DGP have been instructed to ensure that this order is followed at all levels.

Instructions were also issued to run a campaign to identify those persons who are vitiating the atmosphere and stringent action is initiated against them.

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

First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 15:15 IST
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