Criminals scared in Yogi Govt, 921 encounter in 10 months, 31 Killed


ANKUR DWIVEDI | Published On: Jan 10, 2018 07:20 PM IST |   132

Lucknow: With the arrival of Yogi Govt in UP, bad time started for criminals. In just 10 months, the Yogi Government encountered more than 921, More than 2000 culprits were put behind the bars, while 31 killed. In the last 10 days of the New Year, 13 robbers were killed in the 13 encounter, while 15 were arrested by the police.

According to the data released by the UP Police, in the New Year, there have been encounters between police and criminals about 13 times till January 10. In addition to stacking 3 miscreants, the police put 15 criminals behind the bars. However, a constable named Ankit Tomar died in this encounter, while eight other constables were injured.

Not only this, the Yogi government recently brought UPCOCA law, which was passed in the Legislative Assembly to prevent the organized crime. Under the UPCOCA law, crimes like underworld, extortion, forced house and occupation of land, prostitution, kidnapping, ransom, threats and smuggling have been included.

According to the police, in the last 10 months, there were about 908 encounters between the police and the miscreants, the highest number of 358 encoucers in Meerut district alone. There were 175 encounter in Agra and it remained second in this case, while Bareilly had 149 encounters. During these encounters the police succeed to arrest 2186 gangsters.

In these 10 months 31 criminals were killed. However, four policemen, including Ankit Tomar, were also martyred. Of the 2186 criminals who were arrested by the police, 1680 of them were warrants and the reward was declared on them. NSA was imposed against 110 criminals. 123 properties under the gangster act were seized.

Yogi Adityanath has said that goons and miscreants have to leave the UP, otherwise be prepared to go to jail. The announcements made to rectify the crime of the yogi were initially looking like big promises, but a little satisfaction can be done by the police giving a list of actions against criminals.


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