Lucknow The state police had initiated stern motion against 69 mafiosi and 1153 of their gang members in practically three-and-a half-years since January 2020, stated police officers right here on Saturday.
As many as 16 gangsters and their gang members have been gunned down in separate police encounters whereas 55 others, together with 19 mafiosi, have been convicted and awarded loss of life penalty and life time period or sentenced with completely different durations of imprisonment in 42 completely different circumstances.
UP Police Particular Director Normal (SDG), Legislation and Order, Prashant Kumar knowledgeable that the state police had been appearing powerful on criminals and mafia and properties value ₹3516 crore procured and occupied by them had been seized and demolished or free of unlawful possession since January 2020. Moreover, the involvement of criminals and mafiosi in numerous authorities contracts and different occupations was curbed that led to the lack of over ₹1424 crore to them, he stated.
Kumar stated as many as 650 felony circumstances had been lodged against these components whereas taking motion against them and not less than 549 of them had been arrested. He stated 239 had been booked beneath the Goonda Act, 704 beneath Gangsters Act and 18 beneath the Nationwide Safety Act. Preventive measures had been taken against 336 individuals beneath provisions of 110G Legal Process Code (CrPC).
The Particular DG stated equally, 92 new felony gangs had been registered within the police data and vigilance was intensified on gang leaders and members. He stated historical past sheets of 404 criminals had been opened and motion of ‘Zila Badar’ (expulsion of standard offenders from a sure district for sure interval) was taken against 83 of them whereas bail of 25 criminals was cancelled and so they had been despatched again to jail.