2 Die In UP Anti-Encroachment Drive, Cops Say They Set Themselves On Fire


The A mother and her child set themselves ablaze in front of the police (Representational)


A mother of 45 and her daughter (20 years old) died in a house fire that broke out during an anti-encroachment drive in a village. Kanpur Dehat district of Uttar Pradesh On Monday. While According to police, the pair set themselves ablaze. However, their family believes it was the cops who lit their hut on fire when the women were there, which led to their deaths. 

The The incident occurred in Madauli Village in the Rura District administration, revenue officials and the police went to the area where they had removed encroachments. “gram samaj” A police official confirmed that the land was either government property.

The According to locals, officials arrived at their home with a bulldozer on Monday morning. They were not given prior notice.

“They started the fire while people were still inside. We were just about able to escape. They broke our temple. Nobody did anything, not even the DM (District Magistrate). Everybody ran, nobody could save my mother,” Shivam Dixit. 

PoliceHowever, they say Pramila Dixit And her daughter Neha Set them on fire. Rura Station House Officer (SHO) Dinesh Gautam Pramila’s husband, Gendan LalA police officer stated that the victim suffered burn injuries while trying to save them.

“From what we are getting to know, a woman and her daughter locked themselves inside the hut and set it on fire which has resulted in their death. We have reached the spot. All the concerned officials are also here. We will investigate and if there is any wrongdoing, we won’t spare the guilty,” Superintendent This is Police (SP) BBGTS Murthy.

“Whenever there is an anti-encroachment drive, a video is shot. We have asked for the video and will investigate it,” Mr Murthy added. 

Following The deaths indicate that there is tension between the police and the villagers. Villagers The police were evicted by the protestors who threw bricks at them. The Villagers are asking for a First Information Report or FIR against Sub-Divisional Magistrate (Maitha) Gyaneshwar Prasad, Lekhpal Singh Others for the alleged crime of murder.

Additional Director General This is Police (Kanpur zone) Alok SinghAlong with Divisional Commissioner Raj ShekharTo calm the crowd, she visited the village. Top Officials promise to take legal action against those responsible. 

The Samajwadi Party You are to blame for “insensitive” Administration “murders”.

“Under the Yogi (Adityanath) government, Brahmin families are targeted and such incidents are taking place selectively. Like Dalits and backwards, Brahmins are also a target of atrocities of the Yogi government,” The opposition party tweeted in Hindi.

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