NIA to register UAPA case in ISIS-style Amravati killing | Latest News India

Amravati Murder: The local police led by Amravati Commissioner Aarti Singh have registered the heinous crime under the Maha Vikas Aghadi government as a case of robbery.

The National Investigation Agency has decided to register a case under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act in connection with the gruesome killing of pharmacist Umesh Kolhe by three Islamists on June 21.

According to official sources, the NIA decided to register the case after the order of the MHA and on the instructions of Maharashtra DGP Rajneesh Seth. The Udaipur and Amravati gruesome killings are being personally supervised by NIA Director General Dinkar Gupta.

The NIA, which sent a team to Amravati on Friday, concluded that Kolhe was hacked to death for supporting Nupur Sharma. Two others who were involved in the heinous crime have been arrested and it is learned that the main accused is still absconding.

The hacking incident happened five days before the Udaipur heinous crime when the Maha Vikas Aghadi government was still in power. Internal security agencies on Thursday received an intimation from the state DGP indicating that pharmacist Umesh Kolhe was killed for supporting former BJP leader Nupur Sharma’s anti-Prophet statements.

Amravati police arrested five persons including Mudasir Ahmed, Shahrukh Pathan, Abdul Taufiq Sheikh, Shob Khan and Atiq Rashid but the main accused is absconding.

A preliminary examination of the seized electronic devices suggests that the killers were radicalized and determined to punish Kolhe. The victim was returning from his medical equipment shop on a scooter when three bike-borne youths ambushed him and killed him. At this time, his son and his wife who were following him on another bike died on the spot due to blood injury as they could not save him.

Local police classified the crime as a robbery, even though the thugs did not touch some of the bags. 35,000 out of which Rs.


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