Hamirpur Police pointing to floating bodies in Yamuna

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UP: Dozens Bodies Float In Yamuna; Locals Allege Govt Hiding COVID Deaths

Panic surfaced in UP's Hamirpur district after dozens of bodies were seen floating in the Yamuna River on May 10. Many locals alleged it as the government's attempt to hide the official COVID death numbers. However, Hamirpur’s Assistant Superintendent of Police Anoop Kumar Singh said the locals were disposing the bodies in the sacred river instead of cremating them owing to religious sentiments and COVID fears.

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 03:15 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: UP Police, Uttar Pradesh, Covid-19, Yamuna River, Hamirpur, Kanpur

Courtesy: India Today

Yogi Adityanath

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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath Receives Death Threats

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has received a death threat on the UP Police's emergency WhatsApp dial number 112. The police said the message, received on April 29 from an unknown sender, read that the CM has "only four days left". Meanwhile, the police have constituted a special surveillance team to track the source of the messages and arrest the sender. Notably, the CM is backed with 'Z+' VVIP security. 

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 10:27 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: UP Police, Yogi Adityanath, Death Threats, WhatsApp

Courtesy: Times Now News

Boy pleads cops

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Uttar Pradesh: Woman Dies After Cops Snatch Oxygen Cylinder From Her Son

A viral video showcasing UP policemen allegedly snatching an oxygen cylinder from a 17-year-old boy, utilizing it to treat his ailing mother at a private COVID-19 facility. Reportedly, the police gave cylinder to a VIP after which the teenager's mother died due of lack of oxygen. The video displays boy kneeling down & pleading in front of the policemen.However, ADG Rajiv Krishna ensured to take strict action against the guilty.

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Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 02:35 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: UP Police, Police Brutality, Covid-19, oxygen cylinders

Courtesy: Times now news

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Uttar Pradesh: Train Crashes Into Vehicles At Crossing, Kills 5

At least 5 people were reported dead after a train crashed into three vehicles at a manned level crossing on April 22 in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur district. Reportedly, the crossing gate was open which led to the Lucknow-Chandigarh Super Fast Express run over a mini truck with the victims inside. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed his condolences and offered Rs 2 lakh compensation to the deceased.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 12:22 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: UP Police, Passenger Trains, Truck-Accident, Train Accidents

Courtesy: Indian Express

UP Police

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UP Police Shoots Gang Rape Accused; Forced Victim To Consume Poison

Uttar Pradesh's Meerut Police on April 3 shot a gangrape accused while he tried to escape police custody after snatching pistol. Reportedly, two among the four accused who were arrested attempted escape while the police was on the way to court. However, the police apprehended both and rushed the injured accused Lakhan to hospital. Notably, the rape victim died as she was forced to consume poison after being raped.read-more

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 06:59 PM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: Meerut , UP Police, Gangrape, Mathura Gangrape, custody

Courtesy: NDTV

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7 UP Boys Drown In River While Taking Bath After Holi Festivities

In a tragic incident, seven people drowned in Uttar Pradesh on March 29 while taking bath post Holi celebrations. Among the deceased, five belonged to Deoria and two to Fatehpur district. While the deceased from Deoria drowned in the Chhoti Gandak and Saryu rivers in two different mishaps, the Fatehpur accident took place in river Ganga. Sending the dead bodies for postmortem, the police is tracing another missing individual from Fatehpur… read-more

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 11:14 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: holi, Drowning, UP Police, River Ganga

Courtesy: New Indian Express

Liquor

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UP Cops Blame Rats For Disappearance Of 1,450 Cartons Of Seized Liquor

Uttar Pradesh Etah district police on March 28 started a probe into a weird claim by certain officials that rats caused disappearance of 1,450 cartons of seized liquor from a strongroom. Reportedly, the Kotwali Dehat police officials, in a general diary, had mentioned that 239 cartons were damaged by rodents. However, senior officials called it an act to "cover the good-up". Meanwhile, two officials from the police station concerned have been… read-more

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 09:14 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Etah, Liquor, UP Police

Courtesy: Live Mint

UP police

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NCRB: Uttar Pradesh Registers Lowest Crime Against Women In 2020

Challenging the opposition's campaign against the UP government's law and order, a recent data revealed by the National Crime Records Bureau, claims reduced crime rate in the state. The state registered lowest crimes against the women compared to the 21 major states in the country. Reportedly, the rape cases in the state also reduced by 45.43% in 2020 and recorded the highest conviction in cyber-crimes.

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 01:44 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: UP Police, CM Yogi Adityanath, Safety Protocols, rapecase

Courtesy: India TV

Post shared by UP's Call 112.

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Aapke Rang Nahin Chahiye: UP's Helpline Shares Post To Protect Dogs This Holi

Always in news for its humorous awareness posts, Uttar Pradesh's dedicated helpline 'Call 112' has resolved to protect stray animals from being tinted in colours this Holi. Taking to Facebook, the handle posted a dog's photo reading, "Mere paas khud ke rang hain. Aapke rang nahin chahiye" (I have my own colours. Don't need yours) with colour codes of a tricoloured dog. The 'Call 112' helpline successfully helped 56 lakh Uttar Pradesh… read-more

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 05:20 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: UP Police, Dial 112, holi, Stray Animals

Courtesy: Brifly News

CM Yogi

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UP Govt Orders Immediate Removal Of Roadside Religious Structures

The Uttar Pradesh government on March 11 ordered the immediate removal of religious structures or encroachments on public roads including highways. The order also directed district officials to ensure the structures constructed before January 1, 2011 are shifted to donated or private lands owned by the management of that structure. Besides, it stated any disobedience by the officials will be considered as criminal contempt because the… read-more

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 11:15 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Religious Structures, CM Yogi Adityanath, UP Police

Courtesy: Times Now