Five Senior Officials including two Superintendents of Police(SP) suspended by Uttar Pradesh Government on Sunday for the negligence of Varanasi stampede which led 24 lives to death and other 50 injured on Saturday.
According to the information, The incident occurred on overcrowded Rajghat bridge near Varanasi border and Chandauli districts when followers of a religious leader were crossing the bridge to attend worship. The Magisterial inquiry has also been ordered by the state government after the incident.
CM Akhilesh Yadav has announced an ex-gratia of five lakh rupees each to kins of those who were killed and a free treatment to those of injured.
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