Mathura violence: Akhilesh Yadav orders judicial probe

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today ordered a judicial probe into the Jawaharbagh violence that took place in Mathura. Action was taken after facing criticism for the ham-fisted handling of an anti-encroachment drive in Mathura by civil and police officials.

As per the information given by official spokesman, one-man commission headed by the Allahabad High Court’s retired Justice Mirza Imtiaz Murtaza has been set up following the decision.

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The current investigation by the Aligarh District Commissioner into the Mathura violence has been discarded after the order of judicial probe.

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