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April 20, 2024
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“Bihar CM and Dy CM Tejashwi Yadav raise serious concerns over mafia Atiq death in custody”

“Questions raised over law and order in UP after mafia Atiq Ahmed and brother’s murder

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav have raised serious concerns over the recent murder of former MP and mafia Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf in police custody in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. The two leaders have alleged that the Uttar Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is responsible for the deaths of the two men.

 Speaking to reporters, yadav said, “What happened in UP was not the funeral procession of Atiq Ahmed but that of lawHowever, he mentioned that he has no sympathy for crime or criminals. “There are laws and Constitution to eliminate crime. Even the assassins of a PM were made to undergo trial and they were punished. UP tops in terms of custodial deaths. This has been done for cheap publicity. Everyone knows the kind of rule in UP…This seemed scripted”, 

According to news agency ANI, Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav says, “I have no sympathies for crime or criminals. There are laws & Constitution to eliminate crime. Even the assassins of a PM were made to undergo trial & they were punished. What happened in UP was not the funeral procession of Atiq Ahmed but that of law. UP tops in terms of custodial deaths. This has been done for cheap publicity. Everyone knows the kind of rule in UP…This seemed scripted.”

Speaking on the issue, Nitish Kumar expressed his doubts about the circumstances of the murder, stating that the claim that the criminals had posed as pressmen was false. He further added that it was the responsibility of the police to ensure the safety of the prisoners in their custody. The Chief Minister went on to question the state of law and order in Uttar Pradesh and called for the government to take action.

Tejashwi Yadav, the Deputy Chief Minister, was more direct in his criticism of the Uttar Pradesh government. He described the killing of the two men in police custody as murder and stated that there should be no sympathy for such criminals. However, he also stressed the need for accountability and questioned the manner in which the incident had occurred. Yadav called for a more effective way to deal with criminals, emphasizing that killing them in custody was not a solution.

The murder of Atiq Ahmed and Ashraf has sparked outrage across the country, with many questioning the role of the police in the incident. The case highlights the need for better law and order across the country and the importance of ensuring the safety of those in police custody.

The Uttar Pradesh government has denied any involvement in the incident, but calls for an independent investigation have grown louder in recent days.

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