Udaipur Tailor Cremated, Wife Demands Capital Punishment
JAIPUR, (IANS) – Kanhaiya Lal, whose brutal and horrific murder shocked the nation, was cremated on June 29 in Rajasthan’s Udaipur in the presence of many people who raised slogans demanding capital punishment for the accused.
The entire city remained shut in protest of the killing of Kanhaiya Lal. Many security forces were deployed to deal with any situation.
Earlier in the day, the body was taken to the residence after the post-mortem. Kanhaiya Lal’s wife demanded that the killers be hanged.
On June 27, police arrested both the accused, Ghaus Mohammad and Riyaz Jabbar, from Rajsamand. Apart from these, three others have also been caught by the police.
According to sources, 26 wound marks were found on Kanhaiya’s body out of which eight to 10 were only on the neck, the post-mortem report mentioned.
Both the attackers entered Kanhaiya’s shop on June 27 on the pretext of giving the measurement for clothes.
Meanwhile, the Central government sent anti-terror agency NIA to Udaipur to conduct a thorough probe into the matter and make a background check of the two arrested accused and to explore if there is a terror angle.
Tailor Kanhaiya Lal was brutally murdered in the Talibani style. They also posted a video on social media, saying that they did this to avenge the ‘insult to Islam’.
The attackers had made an indirect reference to Nupur Sharma, who was suspended from the BJP for a remark on Prophet Mohammad.