Lucknow, (Uttar Pradesh). The Uttar Pradesh authorities led by Yogi Adityanath knowledgeable on Thursday that greater than 10,000 encounters have taken place between police and criminals within the state prior to now six years during which 63 criminals have been killed whereas a courageous cop was additionally martyred, in keeping with knowledge launched by the federal government. “In terms of number of encounters, Meerut is at the top of the state with the highest number of 3,152 encounters since 2017, in which 63 felons were killed and 1,708 felons were injured,” he mentioned. During the identical interval, furthermore, a courageous policeman was additionally martyred whereas 401 cops had been injured throughout clashes with the police. A complete of 5,967 criminals had been apprehended within the UP police motion.
“UP Police have conducted 10,713 encounters since 2017, of which the highest 3,152 were conducted by Meerut Police, followed by Agra Police, which conducted 1,844 encounters in which 4,654 criminals were arrested while 14 feared criminals were killed and 55 cops were injured . . . , and Bareilly where as many as 1497 clashes were fought in which 3410 criminals were arrested and 7 died. criminals were injured. During these operations, 296 brave policemen were injured and 1 was martyred,” the knowledgeable assertion mentioned.
“As soon as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took over the reins of the state, improving the law and order situation in the state became his top priority. His government adopted a zero tolerance policy against the mafia and criminals and intensified repression against these elements to strengthen the state. “It’s legislation and order,” he added.
According to accessible statistics, over the previous six years, greater than 10,000 encounters with criminals have taken place within the state. Recalling that attributable to this police motion, the state which was as soon as identified for its poor public order state of affairs and mafia atrocities on harmless individuals, is now identified not solely within the nation however overseas overseas as a “crime-free and fear-free state”.
It ought to be famous that in GIS-23, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and veteran leaders and buyers hailed the legislation and order state of affairs of UP. The UP Police labored in a deliberate and incremental solution to curb crime and suppress criminals and the encounter was the largest technique, which created concern among the many criminals, after which they began fleeing the state .