The killing in broad daylight of gangster Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf confirmed that crime was at its peak in Uttar Pradesh, former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav stated on Saturday evening, shortly after the murders.
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“Crime is at its peak in Uttar Pradesh and the morale of the criminals is excessive. What concerning the security of most people when some are shot dead amidst the safety cordon of the police personnel? On account of this, an environment of concern is being created among the many public, evidently some persons are intentionally creating such an environment,” tweeted Yadav.
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, however, stated Atiq and Ashraf’s murders have been a ‘massive failure of regulation and order’ of chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s authorities.
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“Atiq and his brother have been killed whereas in police custody and have been handcuffed. Slogans of JSR (Jai Shri Ram) have been additionally raised. There homicide is an ideal instance of Yogi’s massive failure of regulation & order. These celebrating encounter-raj are equally accountable for this homicide. In a society the place murderers are celebrated, what’s using a felony justice system,” Owaisi stated in a tweet.
Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) president Jayant Chaudhary, however, puzzled if this was doable in a democracy.
Prayagraj Police have arrested three assailants who executed the homicide, which came about outdoors inside MLN Medical Faculty premises the place they have been being taken for medical examination.