Apple executive, shot by constables in UP, cremated
September 30, 2018  15:47
The executive of a private company who was allegedly shot dead by constables in Gomti Nagar locality in Lucknow was on Sunday cremated in presence of Uttar Pradesh ministers and family members.
Vivek Tiwari, 38, was shot on Saturday by constables Prashant Chowdhury and Sandeep Kumar while he was going to drop his colleague Sana Khan.
His body was on Sunday cremated at Bhaisakund in present of state minister Brijesh Pathak and local MLA Ashutosh Tondon and others.
When asked about the incident Pathak said, "It's an unfortunate incident and we are with the family members of the victim. We will try to fast track the case so that the family can get justice. I will also request Principal Secretary Home and the DGP to post sensitive policemen in big cities."
"We will ensure strict action against the guilty. If needed, a CBI probe will also be recommended," he added.
Expressing grief over the incident, UP director general of police OP Singh said no amount of apology would suffice for the loss of a precious life or heal and wounds of the devastated family. 
"My heart goes out for the little daughters, wife and family members of Vivek Tiwari. I share my grief with them," he said, adding such deviant, "criminal behaviour" was reprehensible and deserved the strictest punishment.
"We are determined to punish and wean out such rogues in uniform who hang our heads in shame, at the same time we have also embarked on systemic reforms through behavioural training and humanisation of the force," the DGP said.
"As we are striving hard for a 360 degree reform of UP Police, it's my request to all of you to not consider the aberration of Lucknow incident as a reflection of what we truly stand for. I solicit your forgiveness, best wishes  and cooperation in the journey of reformation ahead," he added.
The two constables were arrested and dismissed from the job and a firsr information report was registered in the matter on the basis of a complaint by Sana Khan.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had on Saturday said a Central Bureua of Investigation inquiry would be recommended if needed.
Constable Prashant Chaudhary, however, said after noticing some "suspicious activity", he asked the victim to come out of the SUV but he did not and instead tried to hit him and he had to open fire in self defence.
A fired bullet pierced the windscreen as the car rammed into a pillar, police had said.
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