Lucknow, Oct 1 : The murder of Vivek Tiwari, the Apple executive has raised questions regarding the lack of law and order in Uttar Pradesh and there has been widespread criticism of the state police. Banners have been put across the state that reads “Police uncle… if you want to stop car, my daddy will stop plz don’t shoot him.” Even cars are also carrying these stickers.
This outrage is on the state police attitude of ‘killing philosophy’Tiwari was shot dead by personnel of the Uttar Pradesh Police (Prashant Chaudhary, Police Constable), allegedly for not stopping his car when asked by the cops–at Gomti Nagar in Lucknow.
People have put banners and posters against the brutality of Uttar Pradesh Police and took out protests in different parts of the state including Lucknow, Varanasi. The banners read ” Uncle please don’t shoot ” have become viral .
After the Lucknow shootout, people in Uttar Pradesh are living in fear.
“Why did police kill him without any warning? He was not a criminal. We want the chief minister to announce a CBI investigation into his death to ensure the strictest punishment to his killers,” said Vivek’s wife, Kalpana Tiwari.
In the murder of Apple executive who was allegedly shot dead by constables in Gomti Nagar locality, the post-mortem report reveals that Vivek Tiwari was shot at a point-blank range on the left side of the face.