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Udaipur tailor murder case: Top cop suspended for negligence

Udaipur tailor murder case: Top cop suspended for negligence

Tailor Kanhaiya Kumar was killed inside his shop by two men.

Udaipur: The Rajasthan government on Friday night suspended Udaipur Additional Superintendent of Police Ashok Meena.

The suspension order issued by the Joint Secretary (Police) of the home department Jagveer Singh does not mention any reason for the action.

However, it is believed that he was suspended for negligence in the matter of tailor Kanhaiya Lal, who was earlier threatened and then brutally murdered by two cleaver-wielding men over a controversial post on Tuesday.

Udaipur Range IG and Udaipur district superintendent of police were transferred on Thursday night.

Kanhaiya Lal, a Hindu shopkeeper, was murdered by two men in Rajasthan's Udaipur. The Udaipur murder was recorded on camera and its video has gone viral on social media.

On Tuesday, a video emerged on social media showing two men entering a tailor's shop in Udaipur and proceeding to attack him with knives. In a separate video posted by the two men, the duo is heard admitting to the murder and threatening PM Narendra Modi.

The police arrested the two accused in the Bheem area of Rajsamand district on Tuesday night. The accused were caught while they were trying to flee. The Udaipur court on Friday transferred the Kanhaiya Lal murder case to the National Investigation Agency.

Meanwhile, two more persons were arrested on Friday in connection with the murder of Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya Lal. The accused, namely Mohsin and Asif, have been sent to 14-day judicial custody.

According to the police, both the accused were involved in the conspiracy and preparation behind the entire crime.

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