Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has assured to write to Union Home Minister and request for a CBI probe into the alleged encounter of late Manoj Vashistha. Providing this information, a state government spokesman said that the members of the Manoj Vashistha Nyay Sangharsh Samiti met the Chief Minister here today and requested for a CBI probe into the incident and sought security for his family.
The Chief Minister while expressing his sadness at the incident extended his condolences to the family and said that a request will be made to the union government for a CBI probe into the matter. It may be pointed out here that Mr Manoj Vashistha, hailing from Baghpat district and died at the Sagar Ratna restaurant in Rajendar Nagar area of New Delhi on May 20, 2015.
In this matter, Mr Vashistha’s widow, Mrs Priyanka Vashistha had accused the Delhi police of fake encounter and has demanded a CBI probe into the whole incident.