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UP: Police constable killed during encounter in Amroha; Yogi Adityanath announces compensation for wife, parents

The incident was reported from Indrapur village which comes under the jurisdiction of Bachhraaun police station.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 28, 2019 11:17 IST
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath
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Yogi Adityanath announces compensation for constable killed in UP encounter

A police constable and a notorious criminal were killed during an encounter in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha on Sunday, a senior UP government official said. The incident was reported from Indrapur village which comes under the jurisdiction of Bachhraaun police station.

"The constable was identified as Harsh Chaudhary, a resident of Hathras district,” the official said, adding “the criminal - Shiv Avtar alias Shivia was also killed in the encounter.”

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a compensation of Rs 40 lakh for the wife of the constable and Rs 10 lakh for his parents as well as extraordinary pension for his wife and service for one dependent in his family, he added.

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