Udaipur Tailor’s Murder: 2 Pak Nationals Among 11 Named By Probe Agency NIA

New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday filed a chargesheet against 11 accused in the case of the brutal killing of Kanhaiya Lal Teli, a tailor in Rajasthan’s Udaipur by two assailants on June 28 this year.

The investigation agency filed the chargesheet before the NIA Special Court in Jaipur. The assailants circulated the video of the murder on social media to create panic and terror amongst the masses across the country, said the agency. The case was initially registered at Dhanmandi Police Station in Udaipur and was later re-registered by NIA on June 29, 2022.

According to NIA, investigations have revealed that the accused persons, operating as a terror gang module, conspired to take revenge.

“The accused were radicalized and took inspiration from incriminating audios/videos/messages being circulated from within and outside India,” news agency ANI quoted the NIA as saying.

As per the investigation agency, the accused arranged deadly knives or arms and murdered Kanhaiya Lal in reaction to his Facebook Post and attacked a co-worker in his shop in broad daylight. “They made a video of the killing, released and made it viral. They also shot another threatening video with the intention of striking terror among the people of India,” the NIA said in a statement.

The accused persons have been charge-sheeted under sections 120B, 449, 302, 307, 324, 153(A), 153(B), 295(A) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Sections 16, 18 and 20 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Section 4/25 (1B)(b) of Arms Act.

The accused persons are Mohammad Riyaz Attari, Mohammad Gos, Mohsin Khan alias Bhai, Asif Hussain, Mohammad Mohsin, Vasim Ali, Farhad Mohammad Sheikh, Mohammed Javed, Muslim Khan alias Muslim Raza. They all are residents of Rajasthan’s Udaipur.

Apart from them, two others are Salman and Abu Ibrahim. They are residents of Pakistan’s Karachi.

Further investigations in the case are in progress, ANI added.


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