The murder case of Kanpur based businessman, Manish Gupta, in Gorakhpur has been receiving attention all over the country and especially in Uttar Pradesh. The matter has also started getting politicised. Murder case has been registered against 6 policemen, accused of being involved in the murder.CM issues strict orders
The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, has been dealing strictly with the matter and issued some strict orders regarding the Police department. In the meeting of team nine, CM Yogi has issued an order to form two committees under, ADG, Law and Order and DG,Intelligence to probe into the case. Both the committees are asked to review the record of all policemen of the state and those found guilty will be retired forcefully and will be suspended.Akhilesh Yadav meets the victim's family
The national President of Samajwadi Party, Akhilesh Yadav visited Manish Gupta’s house to meet his family. He levied allegations against Yogi Adityanath’s government and accused them of trying to hide and ignore the case. He also said that the police department under the governance of Yogi Adityanath is killing people instead of protecting them. He demanded the suspension of ADG and SSP in the case. He also demanded that the matter shall be directed to the sitting judge of High Court for investigation. He also announced the financial assistance of Rs. 20 lakh to be given to the family of the victim and asked for the financial assistance of Rs. 2 crore to be given to the family by the state government.Who is Manish Gupta?
Manish Gupta, a Kanpur based businessman had come to Gorakhpur along with his two friends from Gurugram. He died in a hotel room after reportedly being beaten up by the police on opposing the investigation. An assistance of Rs. 10 lakh was given to his family by the state government.