Tension erupts in Udaipur over tailor’s murder; Curfew imposed

The two culprits caught from Mahasamund distt. area of the state

Udaipur: After a brutal daylight murder of a tailor in Udaipur’s Bhootmahal area on yesterday sent shock waves across the city with tension prevailing in the area and Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot appealing for peace.Within hours, prohibitory orders banning the assembly of people were imposed across the state for a month and mobile internet services suspended for the next 24 hours. At 8 pm, curfew was declared till further orders in seven police station areas of Udaipur city.

Kanhaiya Lal, a 40-year-old tailor, was beheaded by two assailants in his shop ten days after he published a social media post supporting BJP’s now suspended spokesperson Nupur Sharma who had invited widespread wrath for her remarks against the Prophet.

The assailants entered Kanhaiya Lal’s shop on the pretext of ordering clothes and before he could sense any trouble, they attacked him with swords, beheading him.

#Brutal killing, #Udaipur

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