Kanhaiya Lal’s killers tried to infiltrate BJP cadre to target them: Probe | Latest News India

During the interrogation, the accused Riaz Attari did not make any statement about trying to join the BJP or targeting the saffron party leaders. The process of transferring the two accused to NIA custody is underway. According to internal security experts in Delhi and Rajasthan, neither Attari nor Ghaus Mohammad has revealed a larger conspiracy on their part to target BJP leaders.

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s Rajasthan unit has denied the Congress allegation that the killers of Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya Lal are connected with the party.

BJP Minority Unit State President Sadiq Khan said that anyone can have a photo with any leader, it does not mean that he is a member of BJP.

Ongoing investigations into the brutal killing of Kanhaiya Lal Teli indicate that Riaz Attari was trying to get close to BJP leaders and activists associated with the Muslim Rashtriya Manch, including BJP Minority Morcha member Irshad Chainwala and Tahir Raza Khan. , a BJP activist with a view to targeting him. It is also revealed that he ran the wings of BJP organizations and party functionaries for this purpose.

Earlier, Congress media wing chief Pawan Khera had claimed that Riyaz Atri is a member of BJP.

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Ghaus Mohammed and Riaz Atri, who filmed the killing of Kanhaiya Lal, were arrested in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district. Apart from beheading the tailor, he filmed the entire murder and threatened Prime Minister Modi.

During interrogation, the accused revealed that they were self-radicalized and followers of Karachi-based Dawat-e-Islami leader Ilyas Attar Qadri, whose followers call themselves Attari. Electronic devices seized from the killers and those arrested for logistical support have been sent for forensic analysis.

According to counter-terrorism experts, another accused, Ghaus Mohammad, had performed Umrah in 2013 and then traveled to Saudi Arabia in 2019. He went for religious training at Dawat-e-Islami headquarters in Karachi in 2013-2014. However, there is no evidence that he received any weapons training apart from religious training in Karachi.

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