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UP Govt asked to pay monetary relief in fake encounter case

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today asked the Uttar Pradesh government to pay monetary relief of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of Rakesh alias Chache, who was killed in

PTI PTI Updated on: July 07, 2014 16:49 IST
On seeing the police approach them, they sped towards Jamalpur on their motorcycle.

The pillion rider fired at the chasing police party and the bullet hit the police jeep. The police retaliated the fire in self-defence which injured one of them, who was identified as Rakesh.

Rakesh was sent to the hospital but was declared dead.  A constable, who had a firearm wound on his right hand was also sent to hospital for treatment, the statement said.

“There was no record produced about the flash message received by the SOG from Police Control Room. No photograph was the taken of the police vehicle allegedly hit by the bullet.

“Moreover, the vehicle was sent for mechanical inspection on March 13 more than a month after the incident. The sister of the deceased was not examined and the later part of the statement of his mother reiterating her allegations about the fake encounter were completely ignored by the Crime Branch Crime Investigation Department (CBCID),” said the Commission. 

The CBCID also did not examine those who had accompanied deceased mother to the police station.

The medical record of J N Medical College was not seized by the CBCID, where the injured constable was taken for treatment.

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