Udaipur SP assures ‘action’ against accused, appeals to ‘have faith in law’ | Latest News India

On Tuesday, two Muslim men beheaded Kanhaiya Lal for his support on social media by former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, whose statements about Prophet Mohammed have caused global outrage.

Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitra | Edited by Paulomi Ghosh

A day after the horrific massacre in Udaipur, police have promised tough action against accused of cutting off the head of Tyler Kanhaita Lal on camera for posting on social media in support of former BJP spokesman Nupur Sharma. Superintendent of Police (SP) Udaipur Manoj Kumar told the news agency ANI on Wednesday that law and order is completely under control and that people have “faith in the law”.

“Action will be taken against the accused. I appeal to all to believe in the law. The law and order is under control. The SP told ANI that no incident has occurred since the murder and the situation is completely under control.

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On Tuesday, two Muslim men beheaded Kanhaiya Lal for his support on social media by former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, whose statements about Prophet Mohammed have caused global outrage. The accused killed Tyler with a cleft and posted the videos online.

In the videos, the accused claimed to be “avenging his insults to Islam.” In addition, one of the attackers – identified as Riaz Akhtari – threatened Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his “knife.” The two accused were arrested just hours after the incident.

Meanwhile, the Center on Wednesday ordered the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to take over the investigation. The Home Ministry said in a statement that “the involvement of any organization and international links will be thoroughly investigated.”

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The incident has generated tremendous outrage and condemnation across the country. Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind general secretary Maulana Hakeemuddin Qasmi also condemned the assassination, saying it was “not justified”.

“No one can justify this incident in any way, it is against the laws of the country and our religion,” he said in a statement. There is a rule of law in our country, nobody has the right to take the law, ”he said.

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