Two days after a 45-year-woman and her 22-year-old daughter have been burnt to dying throughout an anti-encroachment drive at Madauli village in Kanpur Dehat district, the Uttar Pradesh authorities on Wednesday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the deaths and constituted a Particular Investigation Staff (SIT) to probe the incident.
“The Kanpur incident is tragic. An SIT staff is already trying into it. I’ve additionally ordered a magisterial probe into it,” Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath tweeted a video clip on Wednesday.
“The matter is delicate and the reality of the incident will come earlier than individuals in a clear method,” he added, in response to a PTI report.
Whereas the magisterial inquiry will likely be performed by Kanpur Dehat District Justice of the Peace Neha Jain, the two-member SIT will comprise Kanpur Divisional Commissioner Raj Shekhar and Further Director Basic (Kanpur Zone) Alok Singh.
“Moreover the SIT and the magisterial inquiry, the native police can be investigating the incident and have filed an FIR based mostly on the grievance lodged by the ladies’s household,” stated DM Jain.
On Tuesday, police registered a homicide FIR towards 39 individuals, together with sub-divisional Justice of the Peace (SDM), lekhpal (income officer) and the station home officer of the native police station, and arrested two individuals – lekhpal Ashok Singh and the driving force of the bulldozer Deepak.
Whereas the ladies’s household claimed that officers set fireplace to their thatched home on Monday inflicting the dying of Pramila Dixit and her daughter Neha, the district administration denied the cost and as a substitute claimed that the 2 girls set fireplace to their hut after locking it from inside.
The household has additionally accused DM Jain of harassing them and demanded motion towards her.
On Tuesday, the ultimate rites of Pramila Dixit (45) and her daughter have been performed amid heavy safety in Kanpur’s Bithoor. A number of senior administrative and police officers have been current over the last rites. A number of senior administrative and police officers have been current over the last rites.
On Monday, a staff of district administration and police had gone to Madauli village to take away alleged unlawful encroachments when the thatched hut of the Dixit household caught fireplace and the 2 girls have been charred to dying. Pramila’s husband, Krishna Gopal Dixit, additionally suffered severe burn accidents and is presently admitted to a hospital. In his grievance, Pramila’s son Shivam had additionally claimed that 22 goats owned by the household have been additionally killed within the fireplace.
A forensic staff reached the spot and picked up stays from the incident web site. SP (Kanpur Dehat) B B G T S Murthy stated the forensic staff orally advised him that they didn’t discover any stays of goats on the web site.
In the meantime, BSP chief Mayawati hit out on the BJP authorities, saying “the federal government’s bulldozer coverage is taking the lives of harmless poor individuals”.
“In a giant state like Uttar Pradesh tormented by poverty, unemployment, inflation and backwardness, the BJP authorities’s bulldozers coverage is now taking the lives of harmless poor individuals. That is very unhappy and condemnable. The federal government ought to change its anti-people perspective,” she tweeted in Hindi, including the Kanpur Dehat incident garnered extra consideration than International Traders Summit.