Lucknow: Jewellers in Uttar Pradesh will go on strike on Friday to protest against the killing of two traders in Mathura couple of days back.
Members of the All India Jeweller Swarnkar Trade Federation on Thursday met the ADG (Law and Order) in Lucknow to demand the safety of their community.
The federation raised its concern over the increase in numbers in the attacks on jewellers in the recent past.
On Monday, two bullion traders were shot dead in Mathura by six persons who escaped with gold worth Rs 4 crore.
Two traders, brothers Vikas and Megh Agarwal – were gunned down by six armed persons who entered their shop Mayank Chain, in the Koylawali Gali, in the busy market area of Holi Gate.
it may be mentioned that four policemen including SHO of the City Kotwali police station Surendra Pal Singh and the local outpost in-charge have been suspended on charges of dereliction of duty.