Udaipur Tension: Gehlot, Tharoor urge social media to delete murder video; SIT to probe case

Updated on Jun 29, 2022 04:17 AM IST

Udaipur Tension Updates: A tailor, going about his daily work, was attacked and beheaded by two men in Udaipur in broad daylight on Tuesday.

Udaipur News Today: Protests in Udaipur over tailor's murder on Tuesday.
Udaipur News Today: Protests in Udaipur over tailor's murder on Tuesday.

Udaipur News Today: A gruesome broad-daylight murder of a young tailor in Rajasthan's Udaipur has pushed the entire state into disarray. The tailor, who was going about his daily work, was beheaded by two men on Tuesday. Udaipur's district collector Tarachand Meena and superintendent Manoj Kumar have appealed to the general public to maintain calm. Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in several parts of Udaipur and internet has been suspended in the district for the next 24 hours.

The deceased had reportedly shared a social media post in support of suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma, a few days ago. Both accused, who filmed the incident and bragged about it on camera, have been arrested. 


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  • Jun 28, 2022 11:09 PM IST

    Assistant sub-inspector suspended over negligence

    An Assistant Sub-Inspector Dhan Mandi , Bhanwar Lal has been suspended for negligence. According to reports, the police had prior information of the accused planning to commit such a crime. The accused had even posted a video prior to committing the crime threatening to take law in their own hands.

  • Jun 28, 2022 10:50 PM IST

    NIA likely to take over Udaipur case even if state police says no. Here's why

    The NIA team, which has been sent to get more details in Udaipur incident, likely to take over the case even if the state police don't give consent. Officers at Centre feel it is a case of violent extremism and incident has caused fear among the public.

    In instances where the Centre feels any murder has been committed not due to personal enmity but to create the terror in the mind of people and has religious extremism involved, it can hand over probe to the NIA without taking the consent of state government.

  • Jun 28, 2022 10:41 PM IST

    Udaipur tension: Bhilwara district collector appeals to maintain communal harmony

    Keeping in view Udaipur incident, I appeal to the public not to pay heed to rumours and maintain communal harmony, says Bhilwara district collector Ashish Modi.

  • Jun 28, 2022 10:39 PM IST

    SIT formed to investigate murder of tailor

    An SIT, comprising of SOG ADG Ashok Kumar Rathore, ATS IG Prafulla Kumar, one SP & Additional SP, has been constituted to investigate the matter.

  • Jun 28, 2022 09:27 PM IST

    NIA team on its way to crime scene in Udaipur

    A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been sent to the crime scene in Udaipur after a man was beheaded by two men in broad daylight.

  • Jun 28, 2022 09:13 PM IST

    Law and order under control in Udaipur: Police

    The arrested accused, namely Rafiq Mohammed and Abdul Jabbar, are both the residents of Surajpole, Udaipur, say police.

    “Both the accused have been detained. The law and order situation is under control. Some people were attempting to come out of the bylanes but were controlled. Curfew imposed in the nearby areas,” says Udaipur SP Manoj Kumar.

  • Jun 28, 2022 08:57 PM IST

    ‘No one should have illusion to get away with such crimes,’ says Tharoor, urges social media to take down video

  • Jun 28, 2022 08:48 PM IST

    Udaipur Police clamps Section 144 across district until further orders

  • Jun 28, 2022 08:39 PM IST

    ‘Need to strengthen efforts for peace, non-violence’: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

    “The violent incident that took place in Udaipur is less than condemned. The culprits should be given the strictest possible punishment. In the name of religion, hatred and violence, the intentions of spreading hatred, hatred and violence are deadly to our country and society. Together, we have to strengthen efforts for peace and non-violence,” the Congress leader tweeted in Hindi.

  • Jun 28, 2022 08:34 PM IST

    'Ruthless, heart-wrenching murder': Sachin Pilot condemns incident

    “The incident of ruthless and heart-wrenching murder of a youth in Udaipur is extremely sad and condemnable, I condemn it. The perpetrators of this inhuman act should be punished severely. I appeal to all to maintain peace and brotherhood,” the Congress MLA from Rajasthan's Tonk tweeted. 

  • Jun 28, 2022 08:26 PM IST

    'Criminals to get severe punishment': Gehlot after arrests in Udaipur murder

    “Both the accused of murder of youth in Udaipur have been arrested from Rajsamand. The investigation in this case will be done under the Case Officer Scheme and by ensuring speedy investigation, the criminals will be punished severely in the court. I again appeal to all to maintain peace,” Gehlot tweets.

  • Jun 28, 2022 08:20 PM IST

    Curfew imposed in several areas in Udaipur district

    In view of the incident under the Dhan Mandi Police Station limits in Udaipur today, Section 144 and curfew has been imposed in Dhanmandi, Ghantaghar, Hathipol, Ambamata, Surajpol, Bhupalpura and Savina PS areas of Udaipur district. This will be effective until further orders, say police.

  • Jun 28, 2022 08:18 PM IST

    Vasundhara Raje on Udaipur murder

  • Jun 28, 2022 08:13 PM IST

    'Brutality in name of religion cannot be tolerated': Rahul Gandhi

  • Jun 28, 2022 08:00 PM IST

    Locals take to streets, demand action over tailor's murder

    Protests have erupted on the streets of Udaipur following the murder in broad daylight in Udaipur's Maldas street area. Shops in the area have been closed following the incident.

  • Jun 28, 2022 07:58 PM IST

    ‘No place in civilised society’: Omar Abdullah demands strict action

  • Jun 28, 2022 07:55 PM IST

    Rajasthan CM Gehlot calls for ‘strictest punishment’ for all involved in Udaipur murder

  • Jun 28, 2022 07:50 PM IST

    ‘No one can take law in own hands’: Owaisi condemns Udaipur murder

    “I condemn the gruesome murder in Udaipur Rajasthan. There can be no justification for it. Our party’s consistent stand is to oppose such violence. No one can take law in their own hands. We demand that the state govt takes strictest possible action. Rule of law must be upheld,” AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi tweeted.

  • Jun 28, 2022 07:48 PM IST

    District officials, police urge public to maintain calm

    Udaipur's district collector Tarachand Meena and superintendent Manoj Kumar have appealed to the general public to maintain calm.


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