Follow Us:
Saturday, June 25, 2022

Uttar Pradesh government gives Rs 5 lakh to kin of youth shot dead by police

The NHRC was at the forefront of exposing the murder of the youth by the police, in response its notices the UP government said a criminal case has been registered against one sub-inspector and five constables.

By: New Delhi | Pti |
July 30, 2016 12:47:55 am
UP, UP crime News UP compensation to kin of Youth Shot dead, UP youth Shot dead, UP news, UP compensation for kin of dead youth, UP latest news, India news, latest news National Human Rights Commission. (logo Image)

On intervention of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Uttar Pradesh government has paid Rs five lakh to the kin of 18-year-old Jitender who was brutally beaten and shot dead by police personnel in Mathura two years ago when he refused to pay them bribe.

“He was on his way to the market on his tractor for selling goods, when he was intercepted by some policemen. They demanded bribe which he refused. Subsequently he was brutally assaulted and shot dead,” said an NHRC statement.

“The police also fired upon the protesting mob which resulted in injuries to five persons. Based on the enquires and material on record the commission found that he was on his way to the market on his tractor for selling goods, when he was intercepted by some policemen,” the NHRC statement further said.

They demanded bribe, which he refused. Subsequently, he was brutally assaulted and shot dead. The police also fired upon the protesting mob which resulted in injuries to five persons, it added.

Subscriber Only Stories
Skin Allergies In Children – What parents need to know?Premium
What makes KuCoin P2P Trading Platform a Good Choice To Buy Crypto?Premium
Airtel Demonstrates Immersive Video Entertainment On 5G; Recreates Kapil ...Premium
Is It A Good Idea To Keep One Account For All Your Financial Transactions?Premium

Watch Video: What’s making news

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=videoseries?list=PLrDg7LoYgk9wv_QK-mHWFxTf8Y52LVsNB%5D

The commission observed that the act of policemen amounted to grave violation of human rights of the victim.

“In response to NHRC’s notices, the UP government informed that a criminal case has been registered against one sub-inspector and five constables and apart from the criminal proceedings, a departmental action had also been initiated against them,” the statement said.

Hot Offer Putin claims victory in Mariupol, leaving Ukrainian defenders holed up Subscribe Now
Start your day the best way
with the Express Morning Briefing

📣 Join our Telegram channel ( The Indian Express ) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard

Featured Stories

Latest Comment
Post Comment
Read Comments
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
X