LUCKNOW — Yogesh Raj, the primary accused within the Bulandshahr violence who has been absconding since Monday, issued a video message Wednesday claiming innocence, pronouncing he used to be no longer provide on the web site.
The video, wherein Yogesh chants ‘Jai Shree Ram‘ and introduces himself because the Bulandshahr district convenor of the Bajrang Dal, has been performed by way of a number of native information channels.
Yogesh says within the video that within the alleged cow slaughter in Bulandshahr, which resulted in the violence, the police are “portraying me as though I’m a history-sheeter.”
“There have been two incidents that took place on that day,” he says regarding the Monday incident.
“The primary incident used to be associated with cow slaughter at Mahav village close to Siyana. After I were given details about that, I reached there with my supporters. The police additionally reached there and we went to the Siana police station for submitting our criticism (about cow slaughter),” he says.
He says that after they had been nonetheless on the police station, they were given to grasp that villagers had been pelting stones. There have been firing as smartly and a formative years and a policeman have gained gunshot accidents.
He additionally trashed allegations that the Bajrang Dal used to be concerned within the violence.
“When police had been writing criticism as we had requested for, why would Bajrang Dal protest?”
“I used to be no longer provide on the location of the second one incident. I’ve not anything to do with it. I’ve complete religion within the God. I will be able to be cleared of all accusations,” he stated.
Further Director Normal (Legislation and Order) Anand Kumar had previous informed mediapersons that the police had been in search of Yogesh Raj.
“Yogesh is at the run. Yogesh Raj, a neighborhood functionary of the Bajrang Dal, is the perpetrator and we’re seeking to nab him,” Kumar had stated.
Bajrang Dal’s nationwide spokesperson Surendra Jain on Tuesday too had denied involvement of its functionary within the killings and later went on to assert that the incident came about because of the anger of the folk.
“That is the response of all of the Hindu group. It took place on account of the failure of the federal government in combating the slaughter of cows. The federal government might make regulations but when those aren’t applied , such incidents will proceed to occur,” he used to be quoted as pronouncing in media studies.
Police are investigating the violence that resulted in Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and Sumit Kumar demise of gunshot accidents at the foundation of 2 FIRs — one on cow slaughter and the opposite on violence.