A BJP chief has accused the police in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli city of trying to kill him after a Particular Operation Group (SOG) workforce opened hearth at his automotive final evening, injuring one individual. He alleged that the cops, who additionally tortured him underneath custody in a single day, had acquired cash to hold out the killing. Senior officers mentioned a probe has been ordered into the occasions.
Ashwani Pawar, a BJP chief and a local of Ailum kasbah of Shamli district, was driving with some folks when his automotive was fired upon by an SOG workforce on the Delhi-Saharanpur Highway. CCTV footage reveals the automotive slowing down and halting in the midst of the highway, adopted by police personnel in civilian garments approaching the car and surrounding it. Moments later, the automotive is seen dashing away. SOGs are district-level groups of the UP police shaped to deal with high-profile crimes.
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“My youngsters insisted on having meals at a restaurant, so we went out. After leaving a petroleum pump the place I had stuffed up petrol, I realised that the card-swiping machine was nonetheless on the roof of the automotive. So I finished and known as out to the petrol pump attendant,” Mr Pawar instructed reporters.
“Simply then I noticed the SOG officers carrying pistols coming in direction of my automotive. They began firing. I rapidly sped away. By then that they had fired 10-15 rounds.”
Manish Kumar, one of many 4 travelling with Mr Pawar within the automotive, was injured within the taking pictures, whereas three bullets received lodged within the car.
Mr Pawar has alleged that the cops later arrived at his residence and, underneath the orders of the SOG’s commanding officer Jitendra Singh, took him away to the police station the place he was tortured by the evening. In addition they threatened to slap with faux instances.
“By morning, my supporters arrived in large numbers and that is how I escaped,” Mr Pawar mentioned. “They (police) took cash from my rivals and conspired to kill me.”
The BJP chief has sought a probe into the matter.
“The fees are severe. We’re taking all information into consideration and relying on what comes out after the probe, we are going to take motion,” mentioned Sukirti Madhav, Shamli Superintendent of Police, referring to the incident.