Heads roll for Saharanpur cycle of violence


On Wednesday, The Uttar Pradesh government suspended the District Magistrate and SSP of Saharanpur, while the DIG and Divisional Commissioner were transferred out of the violence-hit district amid fresh clashes.

DIG  (Security) Vijay Bhushan, sent to screen the circumstance, has been named the new DIG.

Bablu Kumar has been posted as SSP and Pramod Kumar Pandey will be the new DM, an authority said.

The locale organization additionally has hindered the Internet and kept all online networking based informing administrations in Saharanpur, successfully halting gatherings like the Bhim Sena from preparing.

The regulatory reshuffle comes even as the city stayed tense after yet another Dalit youth, Ashish, was killed and over twelve others were harmed when a vehicle shipping Dalits was assaulted on Tuesday, minutes after BSP supremo Mayawati’s visit to Shabbirpur town.

The State government has likewise reported remuneration of Rs. 15 lakh for Ashish and Rs. 50,000 for each of the harmed.

Viciousness proceeded on Wednesday as unidentified shooters shot and truly harmed an individual from the Thakur people group on Janta street in the Janakpuri region. Pradeep Chauhan was shot at close Punwarka hinder by bike borne men, SP Prabal Pratap Singh said. He was raced to the area healing facility, from where he was alluded to a claim to fame focus.

The Senior Superintendent of Police Saharanpur, S.C. Dubey and the District Magistrate Nagendra Pratap Singh were expelled over their failure to control savagery in the wake of conflicts between the upper-station Thakurs and Dalits since early this month.

Wednesday’s reshuffle is the second in less than a month.