Amethi/Lucknow, July 18
The Amethi police suspended three cops after a lady from the district and her daughter set themselves on fireplace exterior the Chief Minister’s workplace in Lucknow alleging inaction in a land dispute, officers stated on Saturday. A video of the incident has gone viral on social media. The lady is alleged to be important whereas her daughter is secure.
The Lucknow police, nevertheless, stated the ladies had been instigated by Congress chief Anoop Patel and a case was filed towards him and three others. Meanwhile, the BSP and the Samajwadi Party (SP) attacked the UP Government over the immolation bid, saying it ought to take the incident severely and act towards the officers liable for it.
According to Lucknow Civil Hospital’s Medical Superintendent Dr Ashutosh Dubey, the lady suffered 90 per cent burns and is on life help, whereas her daughter is secure.
“Three policemen, including the SHO of Jamo police station in Amethi, have been suspended. The matter is being probed by the Additional SP and action will be taken once the report comes,” Amethi SP Khyati Garg stated.
No suicide observe was recovered from Safia or her daughter Gudia, she stated.
Garg and Amethi District Magistrate Arun Kumar stated Safia (55) had a dispute along with her neighbour over a drain and the 2 had even exchanged blows up to now.
Lucknow Police Commissioner Sujeet Pandey stated, “It is a criminal conspiracy as part of which some people instigated them. A case has been registered against Aasma, Sultan, Kadir Khan (Amethi district president of AIMIM) and Anoop Patel (former Congress spokesperson).”
The girls had been advised to return to Lucknow and attempt to set themselves on fireplace in order that their grievances might be highlighted and the dispute resolved, he stated. A reporter in Lucknow was contacted and requested to spotlight the difficulty. The reporter has additionally admitted to this, he stated.
Lashing out on the UP Government, BSP chief Mayawati tweeted, “Action should also be initiated against the officers who showed laxity in this regard, so that such incidents do not happen in future.”
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav stated the incident ought to “wake up an insensitive government”. “Is this not enough to wake up a sleeping government or is it that an insensitive government and CM are waiting for any other major incident? Is there something known as a government in Uttar Pradesh?” SP president Akhilesh Yadav requested in a Hindi tweet. — PTI