Lucknow: An accused, allegedly involved in the Bulandshahr's mob violence, has surrendered on Monday. A total of 17 people have been arrested so far in connection with the violence that killed a police inspector and a 20-year-old.
This came after the Uttar Pradesh Police released names of 23 accused and photographs of 18 accused who were absconding. The Police had also added that it will attach their movable properties.
Meanwhile, Bulandshahr Police released a still of an accused, seeking any information about the person. The main accused Yogesh Raj is also still at large.
स्याना हिंसा में शामिल एक आरोपी का और चेहरा आया सामने। अगर किसी व्यक्ति को इस आरोपी की कोई जानकारी हो तो #bulandshahrpol को बताने की कृपया करें। आरोपी का नाम-पता/जानकारी देने वाले व्यक्ति का नाम/पहचान पूर्ण रूप से गोपनीय रखी जाएगी। आरोपी का फोटो @Uppolice pic.twitter.com/rZ3jM1upKn
— Bulandshahr Police (@bulandshahrpol) December 17, 2018
A mob of around 400 people, including right-wing activists, clashed with the police on December 3 in Siana area of Bulandshahr district, after allegedly discovering cow carcasses thrown in a nearby jungle. The angry mob set fire to dozens of vehicles, stone pelted and fired at police who then retaliated with gunfire.
Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh, the station house officer of Siana who once investigated Akhlaq lynching case, and 20-year-old Sumit Kumar were killed in the incident.