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Kanhaiya Lal Teli was a Hindu tailor who was murdered by two assailants on 28 June 2022 in Udaipur, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The assailants captured the attack on camera and circulated the video online.
Lal was killed for allegedly sharing a social media post in support of Indian politician and BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, whose comments led to the 2022 controversy. The assailants entered Lal’s store posing as customers before killing him.
Videos of the murder were posted on the internet, with two alleged assailants holding butcher knives and claiming responsibility for the murder.
Local authorities announced a curfew and blocked internet access after videos of the attack went viral on social media, triggering mass outrage across India. The Indian government made attempts to stop the video of the brutal attack from circulating online.
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Kanhaiya Lal was a tailor. He was recently arrested by the local police for allegedly posting an objectionable comment.
In a shocking incident, two men with a cleaver nearly beheaded a tailor in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district. After the murder, the attackers posted videos on social media saying they had committed the grisly crime to avenge an insult.
The crime has sent out shockwaves across the country. The BJP has blamed the Rajasthan government’s “policy of appeasement” for the murder.
The Congress-led Rajasthan administration swung into action immediately after the incident, to ward off fears of large-scale communal violence. They issued prohibitory orders against assembling for a month and suspended mobile internet for 24 hours.
They also clamped a curfew in Udaipur. The victim has been identified as Kanhaiya Lal. Two accused have been arrested for the crime. Meanwhile, Kanhaiya Lal’s wife has sought death sentence for the murderers.
Kanhaiya Lal was a tailor in Rajasthan’s Udaipur.
He was recently arrested by the local police for allegedly posting an objectionable comment in support of the suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma, who had been booked for making an objectionable remark.
On June 15, Lal, out on bail, had told the police he was receiving threat calls. According to the news agency PTI, the local police mediated between the two parties and settled the matter. An assistant sub inspector has been suspended for negligence.
On Tuesday, two attackers entered Kanhaiya Lal’s shop in Dhan Mandi on the pretext of getting clothes stitched. A video released by the assailants showed the tailor taking measurements.
Akhtari allegedly attacked the unsuspecting tailor with the cleaver whereas the other man shot the murder. The men later fled the scene of the crime and uploaded the clip on social media.
In another video they threatened Minister Modi.
Akhtari made indirect references to Nupur Sharma as well.
In another video, Akhtari had asked members of the minority community to continue mounting similar attacks.
The Central government has sent a team from the National Investigation Agency to investigate the murder. The Rajasthan police have also announced a special investigation team.