In a shocking revelation, Lucknow Police have discovered that the unfortunate self-immolation attempt by Amethi woman at the gate of Lok Bhawan at Vidhansabha Road in Hazratgan was a pre-planned one and was executed to malign the ruling government, reports Times of India.
It should be noted that earlier on Friday (17 July), a woman and her daughter had set themselves on fire in front of the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's Office in Lucknow allegedly over police inaction in a land dispute case in Amethi.
The police investigation has revealed that they were instigated to do so by Congress and AIMIM leaders.
The report quotes Lucknow police commissioner, Sujeet Pandey, as saying that investigation into the matter has revealed that the victim women Safia (50) who suffered 60 per cent burns while her daughter Gudiya (28) who suffered 15 percent of burns were instigated for immolation attempt in front of Lok Bhawan by Amethi district president of All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) Kadir Khan.
Congress leader Anup Patel also found to be involved in the case.
Speaking to the media, Pandey said, “It has come to light that it was done as per a criminal conspiracy in which some people played key role in instigating the women. We have registered FIR against 4 people including an MIM leader Kadir Khan & a Congress leader Anup Patel: Sujeet Pandey, Lucknow Police Commissioner.”
Pandey further added, “A Sub-Inspector, a Head Constable and 2 Constables suspended for negligence of duty. Departmental action to be initiated against them.”
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