Priyanka Gandhi writes to Yogi over law and order

Priyanka Gandhi has sharpened her attack on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over deteriorated law and order situation in the state


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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has once again lashed out at the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over the increasing crime in the state.

Priyanka on Tuesday wrote to Yogi Adityanath, asserting that the law and order in the state is in shambles due to increase in the kidnapping incidents. She, in her letter, also raised the issue of alleged kidnapping of businessman Vikram Tyagi from Ghaziabad.

In the letter, Priyanka Gandhi, who is also the party's general secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, said, "Kidnapping incidents are increasing in Uttar Pradesh. Law and order situation is deteriorating. Please set in place the law and order situation. The public is worried.

The Congress leader sought the UP CM's attention to the issue of an alleged kidnapping incident in Ghaziabad, where a man named Vikram Tyagi is missing for the last one month. "The family members doubt that he has been kidnapped. Despite repeated requests, no proper action has been taken by the police. Few days ago, a party member went to meet them. They are worried," she said.

Priyanka Gandhi also requested the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister to lend a helping hand to the family and also strictly direct the police officers to do the same.There has been a flood of murder and kidnapping incidents in Uttar Pradesh, after the murder of Vikram Joshi in Ghaziabad, at least half a dozen such incidents have been reported in a week. A body of an unidentified woman was found in a suitcase on Monday morning in Ghaziabad.

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had earlier attacked the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the issue of rising crime, alleging "jungle raj" was growing in the state, but no action was being taken apart from some transfers.

The Congress general secretary has been attacking the Uttar Pradesh government over law and order and has slammed the state dispensation over the rising crime incidents.

"Has the UP chief stopped watching the news? Do these reports not go before the people sitting in the Home Department?"

"New records of gunda raj are being set in UP. There has been a kidnapping incident in the CM's hometown and a massacre in Kasganj," she tweeted, tagging news reports on the two incidents of crime.

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