The slim lanes of Faridi Nagar in Dubagga’s Bhuwar space results in a tiny home the place the loud wails of a mom, whose son was discovered useless at a home belonging to Union minister Kaushal Kishore’s son Vikas Kishore, awakened a sleepy neighbourhood on Friday.
Vinay Srivastava, 26, was allegedly shot useless solely hours earlier than after a tussle along with his three mates—Ajay Rawat, Ankit Verma and Shamim—over cash he had misplaced in a sport of playing cards, in keeping with police.
The incident occurred at Vikas’ new home in Dubagga space, only some kilometres away from the sufferer’s residence.
“I would like justice or else Vinay won’t be cremated,” mentioned Chaya Srivastava (50), Vinay’s mom and a widow. Aside from Vinay, she has three sons — Vikas (30), Vibhav (25) and Vikrant (22).
“I demand the instant arrest of all of the accused and in addition the minster’s son Vikas, who saved his gun irresponsibly,” she mentioned.
In response to Vinay’s relations, he was near Kaushal Kishore’s son Vikas.
“My son was near the minister’s son. He used to accompany him in all places,” mentioned Chaya, including that Vikas had bought a car final Diwali in her son’s identify, however himself cleared the mortgage installments.
In response to experiences, Vikas had given Vinay a bit of land in Dubagga that was used to function a car wash service.
“Normally, my brother got here residence by 11 pm. On Thursday, nonetheless, he didn’t return. So, I known as him round 1 am and that was the final time we spoke. He informed me that he was at Vikas Kishore’s home (the place he was later discovered useless) on Begariya Street below the Thakurganj police station limits,” mentioned Vinay’s youngest brother Vikrant.
The relations mentioned they had celebrated Raksha Bandhan in the morning, after which Vinay left the home solely to by no means return.
“All my sons are younger. My son was one of many incomes members of the home,” mentioned Chaya.
In the meantime, joint commissioner of police (JCP)-Crime Akash Kulhary mentioned mandatory motion can be taken to cancel the gun licence given to Vikas Kishore as a 32-bore pistol was recovered from the scene of the crime.
The Lucknow police additionally claimed that Vinay was drunk, which he had consumed earlier than enjoying the cardboard sport along with his mates. Nonetheless, his mom refused the declare and mentioned, “My son doesn’t drink alcohol. He’s an entire vegetarian. There may be foul play in his demise.”
Additionally, the household took to the streets to protest with Vinay’s physique and determined to not carry out his final rites till all of the responsible had been arrested. Later, the difficulty was introduced below management after DCP (West) Rahul Raj and ADCP (West) Chiranjeevi Nath Sinha intervened.
The final rites had been held later in the night.