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UP government assures fast-track trial of Kamlesh Tewari murder case

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The Times Of India
22nd October, 2019 06:45 IST

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh minister for law and justice, Brijesh Pathak , on Monday said a special fast-track court would be set up for speedy trial of the Kamlesh Tewari murder case . The minister was speaking to reporters after meeting the slain right-wing leader’s family at their native place in Mehmudabad, Sitapur.


Pathak assured the family of full government support at every level and assured them that the killers will be nabbed shortly. He also promised speedy investigation and trial to ensure capital punishment to the killers.

Pathak told the family he would meet chief minister Yogi Adityanath and seek orders for expediting the investigation and setting up a special fast-track court.

The cabinet minister slammed the Opposition parties for trying to extract political mileage out of the gruesome killing of a Hindutva leader and termed it a very painful discourse.

Will seek more help for the family: Pathak

The cabinet minister slammed the Opposition for trying to extract political mileage out of the gruesome killing of a Hindutva leader and termed it a very painful discourse. “The Yogi government, BJP and entire state stands firmly behind the Tewari family in their hour of crisis after the tragedy,” said Pathak, while refusing to comment on allegations levelled by Congress leaders.

The minister said his first priority is to ensure setting up of a fast-track court for trial of the Tewari murder case. “I will also ask government counsel to assist the family and guarantee conviction of the killers and conspirators. On meeting the chief minister, I would also urge for further assistance to the bereaved family,” he added.


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