Highlights: Internet Suspended In Rajasthan, Gatherings Banned

Calling the situation "painful" and "shameful", Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said an atmosphere of "animosity" has been created.

Highlights: Internet Suspended In Rajasthan, Gatherings Banned

The murder is apparently linked to a series of inflammatory social media posts from two communities.

The gruesome killing of a tailor today by two men who filmed it and bragged about avenging an insult to Islam has sparked tension and protests in Rajasthan's Udaipur. Both the attackers seen on camera have been arrested. The Chief Minister has appealed for calm.

The murder is apparently linked to a series of inflammatory social media posts from two communities.

Here are the Highlights on Udaipur murder:

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Jun 28, 2022 21:41 (IST)
Udaipur Tailor Murder: Internet Suspended In Rajasthan, Gatherings Banned
Internet has been suspended in Rajasthan for a day. In addition, large gatherings have also been banned for a month in the state.
Jun 28, 2022 21:15 (IST)
Tailor's Killing Terror Act, Anti-Terror Agency Off To Udaipur, Say Sources
The horrific killing of the Udaipur tailor is being treated as a terror act and a team from the anti-terrror agency National Investigation Agency or NIA is headed to Udaipur, say sources.
Jun 28, 2022 20:55 (IST)
"Have To Defeat Hate Together": Rahul Gandhi After Udaipur Murder
Congress's Rahul Gandhi appealed for calm after the horrific murder of a tailor set Rajasthan's Udaipur on edge today. Two men have been arrested for the crime, which took place this afternoon in the Congress-ruled state. Read here
Jun 28, 2022 20:51 (IST)
How Tailor Kanhaiya Lal Was Killed In His Shop
The gruesome killing of a tailor today by two men who filmed it and bragged about avenging an insult to Islam has sparked tension and protests in Rajasthan's Udaipur. Both the attackers seen on camera have been arrested.

Kanhaiya Lal had been threatened multiple times over his social media posts in support of BJP leader Nupur Sharma, who was suspended by the ruling party earlier this month after her comments on Prophet Muhammad triggered anger among Gulf nations and protests in the country. Read here
Jun 28, 2022 20:38 (IST)
Congress Leader Priyanka Gandhi Calls For Strict Punishment To Killers

Jun 28, 2022 20:12 (IST)
Don't Watch, Says Rajasthan Cop About Video Of Tailor's Beheading
"It is too grisly to watch, my advice is please don't look at the video," said a top Rajasthan cop after the beheading of a tailor at his shop in Udaipur was filmed by his killers. Hawa Singh Ghumaria, the ADG Law and Order for Rajasthan, also asked the media not to broadcast the video because of its highly inflammatory content. Read here
Jun 28, 2022 20:10 (IST)
Rahul Gandhi Appeals For Calm

Jun 28, 2022 20:08 (IST)
2 Arrested In Udaipur Murder
Two people have been arrested in connection with the grisly murder of a tailor in Udaipur, said cops.
Jun 28, 2022 19:33 (IST)
600 Cops Rushed To Udaipur
600 additional cops have been rushed to the popular tourist destination and the Internet has been suspended.
Jun 28, 2022 19:29 (IST)
The Killers Filmed The Murder And Then Gloated
Kanhaiya Lal was at his shop in a particularly crowded market in Udaipur when two men entered it this afternoon. Minutes later, they attacked him with a knife. The killing was filmed; and the killers then gloated, also on camera, about how the tailor was murdered. The videos were posted on social media.
Jun 28, 2022 19:18 (IST)
Manhunt Launched To Arrest Killers
Searches are on for the alleged attackers, who apparently claimed to have committed the crime on the video.
Jun 28, 2022 19:17 (IST)
Murder Over Social Media Posts?
The murder is apparently linked to a series of inflammatory social media posts from two communities. The tailor is an accused in the case and was even questioned by the police.
Jun 28, 2022 19:17 (IST)
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Appeals For Calm
Calling the situation "painful" and "shameful", Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said an atmosphere of "animosity" has been created. "Strict action will be taken against all the criminals involved in this incident and the police will get to the bottom of it. I appeal to all parties to maintain peace," Mr Gehlot said.
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