The editorial stated that Uttar Pradesh is often referred to as ‘Uttam Pradesh’, but it now stands “soaked in the blood of policemen” leaving the “country in a state of shock”.

The Shiv Sena on Monday focused chief minister Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh authorities over the killings of eight police personnel by henchmen of infamous gangster Vikas Dubey final week and warned that he mustn’t turn out to be ‘Dawood (Ibrahim) of Nepal’ for India.

An editorial in Sena mouthpiece Saamana stated that the killings of the police personnel throughout a raid has uncovered the “encounter specialist” UP authorities and requested what has modified since Yogi Adityanath turned the UP chief minister in March 2017.

Eight police personnel, together with a deputy superintendent of police, have been gunned down final week at a village close to Kanpur by the henchmen of Dubey. An confederate of Dubey has been arrested, whereas the gangster continues to be at massive.

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The Saamana editorial stated that Dubey is said to have fled to neighbouring Nepal. Pointing to the porous border and present relations with Nepal, the editorial stated, “India’s border with Nepal has always been a concern in such cases. At the moment, our relations with Nepal are also not good. In this perspective, Vikas Dubey shouldn’t prove to be ‘Dawood of Nepal’ for us tomorrow.”

The editorial said that Uttar Pradesh is sometimes called ‘Uttam Pradesh’, nevertheless it now stands “soaked in the blood of policemen” leaving the “country in a state of shock”.

How did Dubey’s identify not characteristic within the record of UP authorities which is in any other case identified for ending off gangsters in ‘encounters’, the editorial requested in a sequence of inquiries to Adityanath’s authorities.

During the three-year tenure of Adityanath, greater than 113 gangsters have been gunned down, whereas Dubey had constructed an unauthorised bungalow that got here to the federal government’s discover solely after the gangster orchestrated the killings of policemen, which is “unfortunate,” the editorial stated.

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“It has been more than three years since the Yogi government came to power in Uttar Pradesh. During this period, the police had ‘encounters’ of more than 113 goons, but how did the name Vikas Dubey get dropped in it? He has over 60 serious crimes, including murder and robbery. But how did he survive due to lack of evidence? How did the police become witnesses on his behalf? Is the list of encounters being prepared according to the convenience of Uttar Pradesh police and government? If someone makes such an allegation, what does the Yogi government have to say on this?” questioned the editorial.

It added that the incident revived the recollections of the killing of 11 policemen in UP’s Kathuapur by a dacoit named Chaviram 4 a long time in the past. “Even after 40 years, if gangsters can kill policemen in this manner than what has changed in Yogi Maharaj’s Uttar Pradesh… There are several questions that Yogi government will have to answer because ‘Uttam Pradesh’ is now soaked in the blood of policemen,” it stated.

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