In the scary and widely covered case of killing of a police officer by a mob in Uttar Pradesh. police has now confirmed four as being arrested.
But the activist of a prominent right-wing group, mostly being seen in the media as accused one is missng from the list.
It need be mentioned that, as per reports, a mob chased police officer’s car and shot him in violence yesterday
over the slaughter of 25 cows in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr.
The police were targeted when they tried to clear a road blocked by a mob protesting with a truck where the animal carcasses had been gathered.
It was then that hundreds chased the policemen, threw stones at them and burnt down their police outpost and cars.
Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh, who was trying to control the wild mob, was wounded in the head with a stone.
As his driver bundled him into his SUV and tried to take him to hospital, the mob followed the car, cornered it in a field and shot the police officer.
In a chilling mobile video taken apparently by a person in the mob, the body of the inspector is seen hanging out of his SUV after he was shot. As several gunshots ring out, a mob is seen running around, shouting “goli maro” (shoot him).
Singh died of a bullet wound below his left eyebrow, says the autopsy report. The mob took away his service gun and mobile phone.
A local man was also killed in an hour of violence.>