Mathura violence victims Ram Vriksha, 18 others cremated after postmortem

Saints in Vrindaban opposed district admin\'s decision to cremate the bodies in Vrindaban, saying they were terrorists.

Published: 07th June 2016 02:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th June 2016 08:24 AM   |  A+A-


MATHURA: Doctors today conducted post-mortem of Ram Vriksha Yadav, who had led the encroachers of Jawahar Bag, and was among 29 killed in the clash with the police before he was cremated here.

Police did not hand over the body of Ram Vriksha to one of his council members Tarni Kumar Gautam, who had came to claim it, after conducting of post-mortem along with 18 others including two woman, police said.

The post-mortems were conducted by a team of five doctors led by Assitant CMO Brajesh Khanna, including Dr Bhudeo, Dr Anup Chaudhari, Dr Mahipal Singh and Dr Amit Agrawal.

Earlier, some saints in Vrindaban opposed the district administration's decision to cremate the bodies in Vrindaban, saying they were "terrorists" and had killed good police officers.

"We shall not allow the pious land of Vrindaban to become unpious," saints lead by Mahant Fuldol Maharaj and Mahamandaleshwar Naval Giri Maharaj told the police after which the last rites were performed in Mathura.

Meanwhile, bodies of two people have been identified by their family members.

"One of them has been identified as Finku Chauhan, resident of Ambapur in Azamgarh, the other as 40-year-old Mahesh Jaiswal of Gay Ghat in Siddhartha Nagar district," they said.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner Aligarh, who is heading the administrative probe, Chandra Kant, said he would resume his inquiry on Jawahar Bag next week.

"We shall hold next phase of inquiry next week. The exact date and timings would be communicated later," Commissioner Chandra Kant added.


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