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Prime Time, Oct 1, 2018 | UP Police Given Free Hand to Kill Anyone?

Published on Oct 1, 2018

On Prime Time, we ask whether the police personnel of Uttar Pradesh think they have been given a free hand to kill anyone without being questioned. Can the police take law into their own hands?

An employee of Apple in Lucknow, Vivek Tiwari was allegedly shot dead by the police for not ‘stopping’ his car when asked to. Uttar Pradesh police which is already in the limelight for the spate of encounters throughout the state came under fire after the shooting incident, only days after a video surfaced in which police were seen beating up a girl for ‘being friends with a Muslim boy’. (Audio in Hindi)

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