The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath once again reiterated that the criminals have to be dealt in a way that they understand. His Government has been Facing Severe Criticism for the increase in the number of encounters in the state.
He spoke at an event in Gorakhpur and said that everyone should be given security, but those who spoil the peace in the society and believe in the tip of their guns should be given an answer in the same language (with a gun).
He also stated that he has told his administration on not to worry about it. CM Yogi said that certain criminals do not understand the law and don’t have any concern towards people, law or humanity. He asserted that there was nothing wrong in killing such people in encounters.
The Adityanath Government has been facing severe criticism due to the increased crime rate in the state on one side and there has been criticism on the increase in encounters in the recent months. Around 38 members were killed in encounters in the month of March 2017.
According to the data available with the DGP office, around 1,142 encounters were said to be recorded from March 2017 to January 31 this year. Eight people were killed in the last 28 days this month as well.