Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday met the family of the Kanpur businessman who died during a police raid at a Gorakhpur hotel, assuring a fair probe and a government job to his wife.
The CM has also directed the Kanpur district administration to prepare a proposal to increase the ex gratia to the family from Rs 10 lakh announced earlier, sources at the Chief Minister’s Office said.
Victim Manish Gupta’s wife, Meenakshi Gupta, told reporters that the CM has accepted their all demands and agreed to transfer the case from Gorakhpur to Kanpur.
Meanwhile, according to the post-mortem report, Gupta had injury marks on the whole body besides a skull injury.
The sources said CM Adityanath announced that Gupta’s wife will be given the job of an officer on special duty (OSD) in the Kanpur Development Authority.
Meanwhile, the Opposition slammed the state government over law and order.
Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav, who rushed to the home of the businessman at Burra in Kanpur, demanded a CBI probe under the supervision of a sitting High Court judge.