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Slain Kunda DSP Zia-ul-Haq was known for his honesty


Updated: March 6, 2013, 1:00 PM IST
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Slain Kunda DSP Zia-ul-Haq was known for his honesty
His father Shamshul Haq work very hard to fulfill his son's dream. Zia-ul-Haq, who was born an brought up in a very backward area of the state, wanted to become an IPS officer.

Devaria: After Devaria DSP Zia-uL-Haq was killed on Sunday, his family is worried about its well being and the source of income. Zia-ul-Haq's father was employed with a factory in Mumbai but he left his job and took up farming after his son became a DSP. Haq has three younger siblings - two sisters and one brother.

His father Shamshul Haq work very hard to fulfill his son's dream. Zia-ul-Haq, who was born an brought up in a very backward area of the state, wanted to become an IPS officer.

Zia-ul-Haq did his graduation from Devaria and after his father came to know about his dream, he sent Haq to Allahabad for further studies despite the poor financial condition of the family. His father did overtime so that his son did not face any financial constraints.

Zia-ul-Haq hard work paid off and he was selected from PPS and he was posted in Ambedkar Nagar. His second posting was in Kunda as CO.

Even though a large number of constables and sub-inspectors of UP police are alleged to have amassed a huge sum of money, Zia-ul-Haq coming for a middle class family was extremely honest and also a popular officer due to this quality.

He lived in a very simple house and his family says that he was always ready to help the poor people. Pointing out one instance they say that after he became a DSP, he went to one wedding party on a bicycle, which came as a huge surprise to those present at the party. People remember him for his honesty and simplicity. Even his fellow officers, who trained with him, are also shocked and seething with anger following his death.

The UP government has remained silent on Raja Bhaiya arrest for DSP Zia-ul-Haq murder. The UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav reached Kunda along with Uttar Pradesh Minority Affairs Minister Mohammad Azam Khan to meet the family of the murdered village pradhan today on Wednesday. The Gram Pradhan and his brother were killed along with Deputy SP Zia-Ul-Haque on Saturday. "We have given Rs 20 lakh to the widows of the slain gram pradhan and his brother. The government will take strong steps to nab the culprits. We have referred the case to the CBI," Akhilesh yadav said.

Before meeting with Akhilesh pradhan family were demanded for justice, meet with Akhilesh and demanded for ensure their safety otherwise they'll commit suicide. Before reached Kunda Akhilesh met with DSP Zia-ul-Haq family and given Rs 50 lakh and ensure them to provide government job. Despite this, when Azam Khan has been questioned for Raja Bhaiya arrest he only said please wait. This incident is very painful and the action which is taken very rapidly is a example. When the reporters asked Raja Bhaiya is guilty in this case Azam Khan said, I am not going to decide who is responsible for the murder and also said every person is guilty and little bit responsible. But I am not the court, I also spoke in Parliament that we upholding law and liable to reached criminal in the court. In response of is muslims are not safe in UP, he said I am very small and simple man. On postmortem report controversy Azam Khan said what people have done in postmortam report we are not responsible for that. If postmortem is true then it is true if wrong then it is wrong. He added that if doctors found wrong in postmortem report then they will get punishment.
A DSP Zia-ul-Haq was killed during clashes between villagers and police in Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya's constituency, Kunda. The incident took place on Saturday when the infuriated villagers went on the rampage following the murder of Nanhe Yadav, Balipur panchayat chief of the ruling Samajwadi Party, and his brother.

First Published: March 6, 2013, 1:00 PM IST
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