Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed’s son Asad and another accused Ghulam, wanted in the Umesh Pal murder case, were killed in an encounter with the Uttar Pradesh Police in Jhansi today. Asad and Ghulam were on the run since the murder of Umesh Pal on February 24.
On Thursday, they were trying to flee on a motorcycle when they were intercepted by an STF team in Jhansi, the officials said, adding they opened fire on the personnel and were killed in retaliatory firing.
This is not the only encounter that took place under Yogi raj. There are several others too. So, here’s a look at the encounters that took place under the Yogi Adityanath govt.