In Udaipur, Rajasthan , a sensational case of brutally killing a youth with a sword by two youths, who posted social media in support of suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, has come to light.
Not only this, the accused also made a video of the incident and then posted it on social media and given the responsibility of murder.
Enraged by the incident, people protested by closing the market. The police are involved in the investigation of the matter.
The young man had put a post in support of Nupur Sharma 10 days ago
Superintendent of Police (SP) Manoj Chaudhary said that the deceased is Kanhaiyalal Teli (40), a resident of Govardhan Vilas area. He has a shop named Supreme Tailors near Bhootmahal located in Dhanmandi.
He told that Kanhaiyalal had put a post on social media 10 days ago in support of BJP leader Nupur Sharma who made remarks about Prophet Mohammad.
Since then, people of a particular community were threatening to kill him.
Kanhaiyalal had filed a case against those who threatened
Police said that Kanhaiyalal was scared after receiving death threats and he did not even open the shop for six days.
During that time, he had also filed a named case against those who made threats. On this, the police had asked them to be careful and inform immediately if any incident happened.
However, even after registering the case, the police did not act on the accused and they killed Kanhaiyalal.
How did the accused carry out the crime?
The SP said that according to the video of the incident that surfaced, both the accused had reached Kanhaiyalal’s shop on the pretext of getting clothes stitched. During that time one of the accused engages him in taking his measurements and the other keeps on making videos. After this, as soon as Kanhaiyalal walks around to write the measurements, the accused attack him with a sword.
Kanhaiyalal pleads for his life to be spared, but the attackers slit his throat.
The accused posted the video of the incident on social media
After the incident, the accused posted the video of the incident on social media and also took responsibility for it. The blood on the sword and the laughter on the faces of the accused is clearly visible in the video.
In this, he is seen saying, “I have beheaded Mohammad Riyaz Ansari and my friend Mohammad Bhai in Udaipur. We will live for you and will die for you.”
This video is becoming increasingly viral on social media.
Threatened even to Prime Minister Modi
In the video, the accused said, “Narendra Modi listen, you have set fire and we will extinguish it, Insallah, I pray to God that this knife will definitely reach your neck. The people of Udaipur should raise the slogan of the prophet’s only punishment, sir tan se. parted.”
Traders closed the market in protest against the incident
After the incident, the accused fled from the spot leaving the body behind. After this, traders of Hathipol, Ghantaghar, Ashwani Bazar, Dehli Gate and Maldas Street closed the market and protested against the incident.
The relatives refused to accept the body and the protesters demanded a compensation of Rs 50 lakh to the family members and a government job for one of the members.
Heavy police force has been deployed in all the markets regarding this.
Strict action will be taken against the accused- SP
In the matter, the SP said that the video is being investigated. Strict action will be taken by arresting the accused as soon as possible. Police force has been deployed in half a dozen markets to quell the protest and internet service has been suspended in the entire district for 24 hours.
He said that the forensic team has been called to the spot and necessary evidence has been collected. Teams have been formed to arrest the accused.
Chief Minister Gehlot appealed for peace
Regarding the incident, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted, ‘Condemn the heinous murder of a youth in Udaipur. Strict action will be taken against the criminals involved in this incident and the police will go to the bottom of the crime. I appeal to all parties to maintain peace. Strictest punishment will be given to every person involved in such heinous crime.
Here, Leader of Opposition Gulabchand Kataria has also condemned the incident and demanded action against the culprits.