To avert any untoward incident, heavy police deployment was seen outside the court. Despite the arrangement, a large gathering was seen shouting slogans when the duo were being taken to produce before NIA court.
Jaipur: Two prime accused of beheading Udaipur tailor Kanhaiyalal were beaten by a group of angry people at NIA court premises in Jaipur on Saturday. Both the accused Riyaz Akhtari and Ghaus Mohammad were being produced at the court where they were assaulted by lawyers and people who had gathered outside the court. Both were safeguarded by police and were taken inside the van standing to transport them.
To avert any untoward incident, heavy police deployment was seen outside the court. Despite the arrangement, a large gathering was seen shouting slogans when the duo were taken to produce before NIA court. Though they were being escorted but were attacked and thrashed by people. Angry people also thrashed water bottles and slippers on them and engaged with the police. Moments after the incident, situation was brought under control by law enforcement agency.
In a shocking incident, a man, a tailor by profession, who had put up a status in support of expelled BJP leader Nupur Sharma, was beheaded by two assailants in Udaipur’s Maldas on June 28. The beheading took place near the Udaipur bus stand and the incident was recorded by the assailants.
The man, Kanhaiyalal Teli, had put up a WhatsApp status in Sharma’s support. Nupur Sharma had allegedly used derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammad which led to widespread protests across the country.
The police have managed to arrest the duo — Gaus Mohammed and Riyaz — both residents of Surajpole in Udaipur. Meanwhile, a team of the National Investigation Agency has been rushed to Udaipur to investigate the matter.
A couple of days after gruesome murder of Udaipur tailor Kanhaiyalal Teli, a local court had sent two accused to judicial custody till 13. Both the accused Riyaz Akhtari and Ghaus Mohammad, who were arrested hours after killing of Kanhaiyalal for supporting Nupur Sharma, were sent to custody by Udaipur district session court.
Meanwhile, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had met with the family members of Kanhaiya Lal. Gehlot had assured justice to the family and harsher punishment to those involved in chilling murder of Kanhaiya.
Gehlot, in a tweet, had said, “Arriving at the residence of Shri Kanhaiyalal in Udaipur, paid homage to the departed soul and met the bereaved family members and consoled them in this very sad time. The government is fully with them in this hour of grief.”