Congress’s Rahul Gandhi appealed for calm as we speak after the horrific homicide of a tailor set Rajasthan’s Udaipur on edge. Two males have been arrested for the crime, which happened this afternoon within the Congress-ruled state.Sources mentioned the federal government is treating the matter as a terror incident.
Two males had entered Kanhaiya Lal’s store at a crowded market in Udaipur this afternoon and attacked him with a cleaver. He was stabbed a number of instances and his throat was slit.
The police mentioned the homicide was linked to a row over social media posts on the Prophet Mohammed challenge.
Kanhaiya Lal had apparently expressed assist on social media for former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, who triggered an enormous controversy at house and overseas along with her provocative feedback on Prophet Mohammed.
“I’m deeply shocked by the heinous homicide in Udaipur. Brutalism within the identify of faith can’t be tolerated. Those that unfold terror on account of this cruelty must be punished instantly. All of us must defeat hate collectively. I enchantment to all, please keep peace and brotherhood,” learn a tough translation of Mr Gandhi’s Hindi tweet.
“The quantity of condemnation of the violent incident in Udaipur is much less. The culprits ought to get the harshest punishment.The designs that unfold hatred, hatred and violence within the identify of faith are deadly for our nation and society. Collectively now we have to strengthen efforts for peace and non-violence,” tweeted his sister and senior Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
The killing, nonetheless, seems prone to spark one other political row, with the state’s opposition BJP pointing fingers on the ruling Congress.
“The ruthless homicide of an harmless youth in Udaipur in broad daylight has made it clear that the criminals are in excessive spirits because of the instigation of the state authorities,” tweeted the BJP’s former Chief Minister Vasnudhara Raje Scindia.