News Desk, Amar Ujala, Kanpur
published by: Shikha Pandey
Updated Thu, 30 September 2021 11:45 AM IST
The matter has gained political momentum after the death of property dealer Manish Gupta after being thrashed by the police in UP’s Gorakhpur. Let us tell you that Manish Gupta (36), a real estate businessman from Kanpur, who came to visit from Gurugram with two friends, was killed by the police late on Monday night. It is alleged that he was brutally thrashed by the police personnel for opposing the investigation. His friends were also beaten up. After the condition worsened, the police took Manish to a private hospital from where he was referred. After this the police sent him alone from the medical college ambulance, where the doctors declared Manish dead. Know here the updates of the day…
Kanpur: Manish Gupta murder case
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Akhilesh Yadav reaches Manish Gupta’s house
SP President Akhilesh Yadav has reached today to meet the family of deceased businessman Manish Gupta. Earlier this morning, a large number of Samajwadi Party workers are present outside Manish Gupta’s house. When SP workers raised slogans here, Manish’s wife Meenakshi appealed to them not to politicize the matter. At this time, Akhilesh Yadav is meeting the family members of Manish Gupta at his house. Akhilesh Yadav talked about calling DCP South Raveena Tyagi inside through MLA Irfan Solanki, but DCP was not present outside Manish’s house. So Irfan Solanki had to go back.
Manish’s funeral took place early today
On getting assurance from the administration that all the matters of the family would be followed, the family agreed to perform the last rites of Manish. After this, Manish was cremated at Bhairav Ghat at 4.00 am today.
This came to the fore in the post-mortem report
Businessman Manish died of a head injury. Apart from this, wound marks have also been found on the body. This has been confirmed by the post-mortem report. A panel of two doctors has conducted the post-mortem amidst videography. According to the information, the post-mortem was started at 6 pm after a day-long exercise. In addition to the head injury, there are wound marks on the body in the report. One thing is clear from this that such injury is not possible just by falling. Secondly, this type of injury due to falling in hotel room is also being questioned. At present the police is probing the matter.
Priyanka and Akhilesh Yadav talked on the phone
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav spoke to the families of the victims over the phone. He consoled them. Priyanka Gandhi said over phone that Congress would appoint a good lawyer for this matter. Priyanka Gandhi attacked the government by tweeting. He wrote that a businessman in Gorakhpur was beaten up by the police so much that he died. The incident has spread fear among the general public of the entire state. In this government, it is the state of jungle raj that the police are soft on the criminals and behave barbarously with the common people. The government should fulfill all the demands of the victim’s wife.
six demands of the wife of the deceased
– Compensation of Rs 50 lakh should be given
– be given a government job
– Case should be transferred to Kanpur Nagar
– There should be a CBI inquiry into the murder
Action should be taken against the hotel where the murder took place
Strict action should be taken against the guilty policemen and officers.