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Mathura Violence: Cops begin probe, bars BJP MP from entering the site

UP Cops On Sunday Barred BJP MPs From Entering Jawahar Bagh Area, Where 29 People Were Killed During An Encroachment Drive, Resulting In A Verbal Clash.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ankit Pal | Updated on: 05 Jun 2016, 04:07:48 PM


UP cops on Sunday barred BJP MPs from entering Jawahar Bagh area, where 29 people were killed during an encroachment drive, resulting in a verbal clash.

News agency ANI shared a video of BJP MP Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti lashing out at the official for not letting her enter the premises.

Cops on Sunday started probe into violence in Jawahar Bagh area in Mathura with the spot visit by the Commissioner of Aligarh.

The death toll in the clashes between the police and encroachers of Jawahar Bagh has risen to 29 with two more persons succumbing to their injuries even as police registered 45 cases against the occupants.

An unidentified encroacher died during treatment in the district hospital here and one Pinakoo, resident of Azamgarh, succumbed to his injuries in SN Medical College in Agra, taking the death toll to 29, Chief Medical Officer Vivek Mishra said.

Senior Superintendent of Police Rakesh Singh said 45 cases have been registered against the encroachers in which 3000 persons have made the accused.

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First Published : 05 Jun 2016, 04:02:00 PM