Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reached Kanpur at this time to fulfill the relations of the killed policemen and introduced monetary help of Rs one crore every to their households.
Eight police personnel, together with a DSP, had been gunned down in a village close to the town by the henchmen of a felony who misplaced two of them in a firefight later, officers stated.
Seven others, together with a civilian, had been injured within the assault from a rooftop on a police staff after it entered Bikru village previous Thursday midnight to arrest Vikas Dubey, who faces about 60 felony instances.
Promising that these behind the heinous crime is not going to be let off, the chief minister stated a authorities job can be given to a member of every of the bereaved households, moreover extraordinary pension.
Stressing that the federal government was with the households, Mr Adityanath stated it might work to make sure that justice was carried out and people behind the crime had been punished as per the legislation.
“Some of the weapons which the men had fled with have been recovered. None of those responsible for this heinous act will be let off and the sacrifice of the policemen will not be allowed to go in vain. The brave jawans were killed while they had gone for carrying out a raid as part of their duty,” he stated.
Earlier, Yogi Adityanath additionally visited the hospital to fulfill the injured policemen.
“We have assured the families that the government is with them in this hour of loss,” the chief minister stated.
While terming the loss of life of the policeman within the encounter most unlucky, DGP Hitesh Chandra Awasthi stated these accountable can be arrested quickly.
“Police are working on it. Two criminals have already been killed in encounter. The boundaries have been sealed and the SSP is supervising teams. Police operations are on since the morning. STF (Special Task Force) team from Lucknow has also arrived here,” the DGP stated.
Talking to newspersons on arrival, he stated, “An earthmover machine had been parked to block the path. Taking advantage of the darkness, policemen were attacked. Whatever happened has not been done without a planned conspiracy.”
“A forensic team has arrived from Lucknow and the local forensic team is also investigating. The STF has also been involved,” he stated.
To a query if the criminals had prior data of the police raid, the official stated all angles had been being seemed into.