More than 10,000 encounters in UP under Yogi government
Meanwhile, a policeman was also martyred during police encounters, while 401 policemen were injured.
A total of 5,967 criminals were caught during the operation of the Uttar Pradesh Police.
“Uttar Pradesh Police has conducted 10,713 encounters since 2017, of which the maximum 3,152 were conducted by Meerut Police, followed by Agra Police which carried out 1844 encounters in which 4654 criminals were arrested, while 14 dreaded Criminals were killed and 55 cops were killed. Injured, and Bareilly where 1497 encounters took place in which 3410 criminals were arrested while 7 died. 437 criminals were injured during encounters in Bareilly. 296 brave police personnel in these operations were injured, while one was martyred, the statement said.