Yogi Adityanath government withdraws 20 more Muzaffarnagar riots cases

All these cases were related to arson, robbery and rioting and were registered at the Fugana police station. 

Published: 24th July 2019 06:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th July 2019 06:25 PM   |  A+A-

Yogi Adityanath , Uttar Pradesh CM

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (File | PTI)


LUCKNOW: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has allowed 20 more cases of Muzaffarnagar riots to be withdrawn.

With this, the total numbers of cases withdrawn in the Muzaffarnagar riots has reached 74.

The cases, which have been allowed to be withdrawn by the government, were registered on behalf of the police and the public.

All these cases were related to arson, robbery and rioting and were registered at the Fugana police station. Some of the cases are also registered at Bhaurakala, Jansath, New Mandi and Kotwali police stations.

The Yogi government has been in the process of withdrawing the cases in the Muzaffarnagar riots since last year. Before the Lok Sabha elections, seven rulings had come up till March 8, allowing withdrawal of 48 cases.

Five cases have been disposed of in the court, while in one case, the police have filed a final report.

After the Lok Sabha elections, three rulings have been issued, allowing the withdrawal of 20 cases marked by riots.

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Umesh Malik said that the government has allowed 20 more cases to be withdrawn. The district administration has got the orders in this regard, he said.

The Yogi government has so far allowed withdrawal of 74 cases from 92 riot cases marked. The process of withdrawal of 18 cases is still in progress. More than 500 people were booked by the police after the riots.


Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp