Key accused in Mathura violence, Ram Vriksh Yadav dead


Police in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday confirmed that Ram Vriksh Yadav, the chief of the violent encroachers in Jawahar Bagh, was among those killed in the clashes.

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PTI quoted Uttar Pradesh DGP Javed Ahmed as saying that the body of Yadav and some others had been identified by his associates and his family intimated for confirmation.


Sixty-year-old Yadav was the leader of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, an outfit claiming to owe allegiance to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose whose members had encroached on Jawahar Bagh area for two years and clashed with police on Thursday when they tried to evict them.

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