New Delhi: Mohammad Arbaz, one of the accused in the Umesh Pal murder case was killed today in an encounter by Uttar Pradesh Police.
Arbaz was shot at the Nehru Park in Prayagraj by the Special Operations Group of the Uttar Pradesh Police and the district police.
One down in Umesh Pal murder case. 3 to gopic.twitter.com/C9htVObA1J
— Megh Updates ?™ (@MeghUpdates) February 27, 2023
बाबा का वचन था इसलिए यूपी में माफियाओं को मिटटी में मिलाने पर अमल शुरू हो गया हैं. प्रयागराज के उमेश पाल हत्याकांड में शामिल माफिया के गुर्गे अरबाज को पुलिस ने मुठभेड़ में मार गिराया है। समाचार समाप्त हुए #YogiAdityanath #umeshpal #PrayagrajNews pic.twitter.com/49Z4zbGzHy
— Vivek Bajpai (@vivekbajpai84) February 27, 2023
On Sunday, the Uttar Pradesh Police assured to take action against those who were involved in the Umesh Pal murder.
Lawyer Umesh Pal, one of the prime witness in several cases, was shot dead in Prayagraj’s Sulem Saray area on February 24, while two police gunners were critically injured.
The video of the incident shows that even bombs were hurled at Umesh.
Here is what Kuldeep Narayan Mishra, Gen Secy, Lucknow Bar Association said:
We are raising voices over rude behaviour towards lawyers. We are demanding Lawyer’s Protection Act from State & Central Govt: Kuldeep Narayan Mishra, Gen Secy, Lucknow Bar Association on lawyers protest outside DM office against the murder of BSP MLA Raju Pal & Lawyer Umesh Pal pic.twitter.com/CYa1mRo9qJ
— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) February 27, 2023
Following the murder of Umesh Pal, his wife filed an FIR with the Prayagraj police. A case was filed under relevant sections of the IPC.
Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rahil Hasan’s brother Ghulam has also been named in the murder case of Umesh Pal.
This is a developing story.