UP: Slain DSP's wife, brother get government jobs

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Lucknow, March 8: The wife of slain DSP Zia-Ul-Haq was on Friday night appointed as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Welfare by the Uttar Pradesh government. The brother of the slain officer was also appointed as constable.

"Parveen Azad has been made OSD Welfare while Haq's brother, Sohrab Ali, was appointed constable welfare department," a home department spokesmen said here. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had promised government jobs to two members of the police officers family when he visited Deoria to meet the bereaved family earlier this week.

Haq, circle officer in Kunda from where Raja Bhaiya is a five-time MLA, was allegedly killed by a mob in Balipur village on Saturday when he had rushed there after a village head and his brother were shot dead over a land dispute. The slain officer's wife has alleged that Raja Bhaiya, who resigned from the state Cabinet after an FIR was filed against him, had a hand in the attack.

A ten-member CBI team had arrived at Kunda on Friday to probe the murder of Haq and the two other persons.

PTI

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