LUCKNOW || Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday wrote to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, seeking his immediate intervention to put brakes on the spiralling crimes in the state over the past few days.
She pointed out at the recent incidences of kidnappings, wherein a 27-year-old was killed in Kanpur despite payment of Rs 30 lakh ransom, the kidnapping of a boy in Gonda who was successfully recovered by the STF of UP police and the recent killing of a 13-year-old by his kidnappers in Gorakhpur on Monday.
The Congress leader further said that the soaring crime as left a sense of insecurity and despair amongst the common man and that the chief minister needs to do something concrete on the issue.
Vadra further drew the attention of the monk-turned-politician to a Ghaziabad family whose head Vikram Tyagi has been missing for the past one month.
“I have spoken to the family and they fear he has been kidnapped,” she wrote in the letter and added that family told her that despite several attempts to reach out to the police and the administration, they were not being taken seriously. Our leaders met the distraught family two days back and they appeared hopeless, Priyanka wrote further.
She urged the CM to intervene and direct the district police officials of Ghaziabad to help the family and try to find out the missing businessman. The Congress general secretary also said that the overall law and order in the state was worrying and gloomy and he should try and bring it back on track.
Vadra has been vocal and direct in taking the situation on various issues in Uttar Pradesh very seriously. In the past too, through letters, she has taken on the saffron-robed UP chief minister.