Petition filed in court to declare when cult leader Yadav died in police action in Mathura in 2016 – India Times Hindi News

Mathura, Nov 23: A basti resident has moved a Mathura court to know whether his guru brother and cult leader Ram Vriksha Yadav was murdered in June 2016 in police action against him and his followers. 2014 or he is still in police custody. Mathura Chief Judicial Magistrate Rakesh Singh has fixed December 6 for hearing the plea of ​​Basti resident Raj Narayan Shukla, who had approached the court claiming himself to be the Guru Bhai of the cult leader Yadav.

Yadav was reportedly killed on a dharna against him and his supporters at Jawahar Bagh since 2014 on June 2, 2016. Shukla’s lawyer LK Gautam said that the leader of the sect should be presumed alive as the authorities have not given any corroborating DNA test report. Him. Death.

Gautam said the application by Shukla also sought registration of a criminal case against the police officers involved in the firing and killings of the cult leader’s supporters. At least 29 people, including two police officers, were killed in clashes in June 2016 when police tried to evict members of the cult from the premises, from where a large cache of weapons was also recovered.

After the violence, the Uttar Pradesh Police had said that Yadav was among those killed and that his body was identified by his associates and family. Yadav and his supporters ran an illegal settlement at Jawahar Bagh in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura for more than two and a half years.

Talking to reporters in Mathura earlier after the violence, Gautam had said that since the report of the scientific investigation (DNA test) has not yet been submitted to the court, it is believed that he is still alive. Giving details of Shukla’s plea in the fresh application, Gautam said Yadav was sitting on a dharna at Jawahar Bagh and was demanding the death certificate of his spiritual guru Baba Jai ​​Gurudev when the police opened fire.

In the application, Shukla said that during the police action, Yadav was forcibly made to sit in a police vehicle when he along with himself and his son Vivek Yadav and some others tried to escape from the spot. Gautam said that despite our request, he was neither sent to jail nor produced in any court.

The application asked to disclose whether the leader of the cult has been killed or is still in police custody. Shukla said in his application in the court that we are left with no option but to find a solution from the court as the CBI has not done anything on this issue.

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