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NGO alleges threat from UP cop over fake encounter

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

A voluntary organisation today accused the police of threatening those who raise their voice against fake encounters, saying its own general secretary's life was in danger.

head claimed he was threatened by the police station in-charge at Kandharpur in district. He alleged the was involved in a fake encounter.

"The UP police will be fully responsible in case anything happens to me," he said.

The produced audio clips at a press conference here seeking to prove his charge.

The UP is saying that some police officials are not able to stop crime in the state, while the truth is that the police itself is involved in crime, the said.

A number of police officers are mocking the law by behaving like 'Singham' and 'Chulbul Pandey', he said referring to fictional policemen in two movies.

demanded that the concerned police officers should be shifted out in cases where probes are on into alleged fake encounters to ensure impartiality.

He said the presence of the station in-charge in the district may also influence an investigation there.

"Police atrocities in the state have virtually reached their peak and there is an atmosphere of fear and insecurity in the state," the said.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 22:05 IST