Today, BJP Lawmaker Surendra Singh claims that the Police Inspector who died during the Bulandshahr violence was killed due to police firing and not by Bajrang Dal members.
Termed the incident as painful and ‘unfortunate’, the Rohaniya legislator said that the Police did not deliberately “murdered” him.
Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh had initially investigated the 2015 murder case of Mohammed Akhlaq, and a 20-years-old local boy, died of gun firing wounds on Monday as a rampaging gang protested against illegal cow slaughter. While showing protest the gang has also burned a Police Post in Bulandshahr and broke into a gunbattle with Policemen.
Mr. Singh told reporters in Ballia that “I suspect that the inspector was killed by a bullet fired by police. Bajrang Dal activists might have engaged in brick batting but they did not open fire. They had not gone there with bullets.”
However, Police Officials reports that the main convicts in the case are Convenor of Bajrang Dal Bulandshahr district, Yogesh Raj has yet not been arrested.
The BJP Lawmaker said that the people indulged in stone pelting has first opened fire on them and Inspector Singh was shot dead by their gunshot. He continued, “Police did not murder him deliberately.”
In total 27 names have been enlisted in an FIR lodged around 3 am on the same day, whereas, the case has been filed against 50 to 60 unidentified people, reports the BJP MLA.
Out of 27 names, more than four are functionaries and workers of Bajrang Day, they added.
Police have already arrested the four convicts.
Mr. Singh further said that “the probe in the matter is on and it would be ascertained that bullet of which bore hit the inspector.”