Lucknow, (Uttar Pradesh): The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday informed that there have been over 10,000 encounters between police and criminals in the state in the last six years, in which 63 criminals have been killed, while one brave cop The one has been killed. According to the figures released by the government, martyrs have also taken place. In terms of number of encounters, Meerut tops the state with the highest number of 3152 encounters since 2017, in which 63 criminals were killed and 1708 criminals were injured. Meanwhile, a brave policeman was also martyred during police encounters, while 401 policemen were injured. A total of 5,967 criminals were arrested during the operation of the UP Police.
“UP Police has conducted 10713 encounters since 2017, out of which maximum 3152 were conducted by Meerut Police followed by Agra Police which conducted 1844 encounters in which 4654 criminals were arrested while 14 dreaded criminals were arrested. Killed and 55 policemen were injured. And 1497 encounters took place in Bareilly in which 3410 criminals were arrested while 7 died. 437 criminals were injured during the encounter in Bareilly. 296 brave police personnel were injured in these operations , while 1 was martyred.Informed.
“As soon as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took over the reins of the state, improving the law and order situation in the state became his priority. His government adopted a zero-tolerance policy against mafia and criminals and cracked down on such elements to strengthen the state. expedited the action.” law and order,” it added.
According to the available data, in the last six years there have been encounters of more than 10,000 criminals in the state. Remind that due to this action of the police, the state which was once known for poor law and order and atrocities of mafias on innocent people, today is being known as “crime and fear free state” not only in the country but abroad. ,
It is noteworthy that during GIS-23, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and veteran leaders and investors had praised the law and order situation in UP. UP Police worked in a planned and phased manner to curb crime and crack down on criminals and encounter was the biggest tactic, instilling fear among criminals, after which they started fleeing the state.