SC Dubey, named as head of Saharanpur police in April by the Adityanath government, was named by among key individuals in charge of the Muzaffarnagar riots by a test board. A senior cop suspended on Thursday over fatal rank conflicts in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur was already “considered dependable” for the 2013 mutual mobs in Muzaffarnagar by a legal advisory group.

Subhash Chandra Dubey, suspended as Saharanpur’s senior administrator of police, headed in 2013 the locale police in Muzaffanagar, the epicentre for public conflicts that left more than 60 individuals dead.


“So far as Subhash Chandra Dubey is concerned, I have officially held that the legislature of UP has prime facie discovered him in charge of uproars; pending request has suspended him and I am in concurrence with the perspective of administration of UP,” said the report by Vishnu Kant Sahai.

Sahai is a previous Allahabad high court judge who was entrusted to research the 2013 conflicts in Western UP and the part of organization authorities. Dubey was designated Saharanpur’s senior director of police — the head of police for a locale – by the Yogi Adityanath government in April.

Saharanpur has been tense since May 5 when individuals from Rajput and Dalit people group conflicted over uproarious music being played amid a parade to recognize the birth commemoration of Rajput ruler Maharana Pratap.

Two individuals have passed on, scores harmed and many houses have been torched in the strain that has flared in sporadic cases of revolting and fire related crime. The Sahai commission was blistering in its feedback of Dubey’s part amid the 2013 savagery. After altogether examining the part of 40 senior officers, Sahai wrote in his report, “I have arrived at the conclusion that aside from Subhash Chandra Dubey, all the aforementioned named officers made a strenuous endeavor and took viable measures (in actuality the exertion of a few was commendable) to control mutual mobs”. The previous judge was reacting to second and third terms of reference — directions from the administration — to distinguish authorities and the parts they played in the scene. The legislature was at the time headed by Samajwadi Party’s Akhilesh Yadav.