On Sunday night, Superintendent of Police Shailesh Kumar Pandey slapped Etiathok in-charge Inspector Sandeep Kumar Singh for murderous attack on the priest in the murderous attack on Samrat Das, priest of Sri Ram Janaki temple on Saturday night at Tirre Manorama of Kotwali Itiyathok in Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh. Line in charge. Sanjay Kumar Dubey, posted at Dhanepur, has been given the command of Kotwali Etiathok.
The temple’s interest on the then SO demanded action on Sunday, making several serious allegations. On Sunday, an audio also went viral in which Mahant Sitaram Das was warning SO while talking to SO Mr. Singh. Manhat accused the SO of being racist. At the same time, in view of the fury of Hindu organizations and people, the SP had to present the line to SO Etiathok.
Let us tell you that the priest of Sri Ram Janaki temple in Tirre Manorama of Kotwali Itiathok area was shot at around two o’clock on Saturday night. The priest Atul Baba alias Samrat Das was seriously injured by the bullet. He was brought to the district hospital for treatment. Being serious, doctors have referred him to Lucknow. This matter is also being reported as a land dispute.
Kotwal Sandeep Kumar Singh told that Atul Baba aka Samrat Das Ram Janaki worships in the temple Tirre Manorama and has lived on the temple for the last two years. At around 2 pm on Saturday, some people came and shot at the temple premises. The temple’s priest Sitaram Das has given tahrir against four people.
Kotwal Sandeep Kumar Singh said that a case has been registered against the four accused in the attempt to kill them. More are being searched. He said that there is a dispute over the land related to the temple. The hand of the land mafia is being told behind the incident. Police have currently taken two people into custody in connection with the incident.