‘His Last Words Were, I’m Going to Sleep’: Lynched UP Cop’s Wife

“Why my husband? He did nothing wrong,” says the wife of Inspector Subodh Kumar who was lynched by a mob on 3 Dec.

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Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh was lynched by a mob in Bulandshahr on 3 December. The Quint’s Kabir Upmanyu spoke to his wife Rajini and his son Abhishek. Listen to the full interview:

Approximately 400 people attacked Chingravati Police Chowki in Bulandshahr on 3 December, after cow carcasses were found in a nearby forest. The mob shot and killed police inspector Subodh Kumar.

On 3 January, the police arrested a local Bajrang Dal leader – Yogesh Raj – the man responsible for instigating the mob into the attack. Two other arrests had been made. A man named Kalua, confessed to attacking the inspector with an axe, and Prashant Natt, another man, who shot and killed the inspector after the axe attack.

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