Mathura violence: Probe to begin today; committee officials to visit spot

In Uttar Pradesh, the probe ordered by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav into the violence at the Jawahar Bagh of Mathura, will begin on Sunday, as the Presiding officer of the high power administrative probe committee and Commissioner of Aligarh, Chandrakant will first visit the spot and take stock of the situation.

ANI| Updated: Jun 05, 2016, 10:19 AM IST
Mathura violence: Probe to begin today; committee officials to visit spot

Mathura: In Uttar Pradesh, the probe ordered by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav into the violence at the Jawahar Bagh of Mathura, will begin on Sunday, as the Presiding officer of the high power administrative probe committee and Commissioner of Aligarh, Chandrakant will first visit the spot and take stock of the situation.

The Commissioner said that if somebody wants to present any evidence or information on the incident, he will be heard.

Meanwhile, a large amount of explosives were found during the search operation yesterday at the Jawahar Bagh where 25 people, including two police officers, killed following a clash between police and encroachers.

The State government has reportedly announced an enhanced compensation to the kin of slain police officers from twenty to fifty lakhs.

Facing flak from all corners for offering a compensation of only twenty lakh Rupees to the kin of policemen killed in Mathura violence, the state government reportedly swung into damage control and increased the amount of compensation from 20 lakh to 50 lakhs yesterday.

It also announced that that the kin of the deceased security men will also be provided with extra ordinary pension.

To show solidarity with their martyred colleagues, the policemen of nearby districts of Mathurahave decided to donate their one day salary to the families of the two officers who laid their life for nation.