Udaipur Murder: SIT Formed To Probe Matter: The Rajasthan government on Tuesday formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate claims that two men in Udaipur reportedly killed a man during the daytime.
The SIT is made up of the Additional Director General of Police (ADG), Ashok Kumar Rathore from the Special Operations Group, Prafulla Kumar from the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), the Inspector General of Police (IG), and two officers with the rank of Superintendant of Police (SP) and Additional SP.
A curfew has been put in place, and internet connections have been halted in Udaipur.
Rajendra Bhatt, the divisional commissioner for Udaipur, pleaded with people to keep the peace.
“We want Udaipur residents to uphold the peace. The family of the victim Kanhaiya Lal will get compensation in the amount of 5 lakhs, and the dependents have been promised employment via UIT’s placement service “Mr. Bhatt stated.
After the event, a team from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) reportedly rushed to Udaipur.
An official with the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) is part of the NIA team; a source said ANI while requesting anonymity, adding that the action was taken in response to a directive from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
After inspecting the murder scene, the NIA team is expected to file a complaint following the terms of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, according to government sources.
The event happened in the Maldas neighborhood of Udaipur. According to authorities, the two suspects released a video on social media shortly after the crime, gloating about the beheading and also threatening the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. After the event, the two suspects were detained shortly afterward.
According to authorities, one of the attackers, Riyaz Akhtar, used a sharp-edged weapon to strike Kanhaiya Lal, while the other, Ghos Mohammad, videotaped the incident on his cell phone.
According to reports, the victim, a tailor, had published a social media message in favor of Nupur Sharma, a former BJP spokesman who had made controversial comments against the Prophet Mohammad. Local markets were closed after the murder because the shopkeepers wanted justice for the victim.
“The suspects have both been taken into custody, and law and order is being maintained. Some individuals tried to exit the byways but were restrained. a curfew was enforced on the neighborhood, “Udaipur SP Manoj Kumar stated.
To improve force mobility and keep cops on the ground, a statewide notice has also been sent to all superintendents of police and inspector generals.