Ram Vriksh’s wife writes letter to HC CJ, demands CBI probe
Mathura: Key accused of Mathura clashes Ram Vriksh Yadav’s wife Kalawati has written a letter to the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court, demanding Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Jawahar Bagh violence as well as his daughter has demanded a DNA test to confirm her father’s demise and compelled the central government to provide security to the family.
The Allahabad HC is currently hearing a petition that demands CBI inquiry into the matter and the Uttar Pradesh government will give its answer to the court in this connection on July 18.
What Kalawati wrote in the letter:
- Kalawati wrote a ten-page application to the Chief Justice.
- She mentioned that she could not file a petition owing to financial crisis.
- Her husband had never caused any damage to the Jawahar Bagh forestation.
- She has accused the then district magistrate (DM) and senior superintendent of police (SSP), Mathura of killing 500-600 people without warning.
- She alleged that Rs 12 lakh in cash, 100 laptops, gold & silver jewellery as well as commodities worth Rs 4 lakh were missing from Jawaharbagh after the incident.
What is Jawaharbagh violence:
- As many as 24 people including two police officers were killed in the Jawaharbagh violence, which took place on June 2 last, following removal of encroachment.
- Principal Secretary, Home Debashish Panda and Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Javeed Ahmad, were rushed to the spot on instructions of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to take stock of the situation.
- Around 400 people were taken into custody and the situation was brought under control.