The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has been tough when it comes to dealing with criminals in the state. As per the official statistics, the UP police have carried out 420 encounters in the state so far. The police have reportedly killed 15 criminals in less than six months.
As per the report of Indian Express, while 15 criminals have been executed by the police, a policeman also lost his life in these encounters.
The policeman was identified as Jai Prakash Singh who was a sub-inspector. He died in an encounter which happened with criminals at Chitrakoot.
Numbers also reveal that a total of 88 policemen were also injured in the last six months of Yogi Adityanath rule.
The police operations have intensified in later part of the six months. As per report, 10 criminals were killed in last 48 days.