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When both were attacking the shopkeeper, everyone ran away but his colleague who was working at the shop, Ishwar Singh, alone tried to fend them off and save him.
He tried his best to save Kanhaiya Lal, but both the accused also mercilessly attacked him, after which he got seriously injured. At present, Ishwar Singh is being treated at Maharana Bhupal Hospital in Udaipur, he has been administered 16 stitches.
Case registered under UAPA Act:
In the press conference, Rajasthan DGP ML Lather said that both the accused have been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). He further stated that one of the accused, Ghouse Mohammad, has links with the Karachi-based Islamist organisation Dawat-e-Islami.
Lather also said that Ghouse Mohammad had gone to.
Dawat-e-Islami, a religious movement based in Pakistan, claims to be a non-profit entity propagating the message of Prophet Muhammad. It offers online courses in Islamic studies and also runs a television channel. Dawat-e-Islami also gives special training to offer Dawah (invitation to Islam), convert and radicalise people through online courses.
Udaipur shopkeeper murder:
’s Udaipur on Tuesday and posted videos online in which they can be heard saying that they were avenging an insult to Islam after the victim had allegedly put out social media posts in support of suspended Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Nupur Sharma.
The police arrested the two accused in the Bheem area of Rajsamand district on Tuesday night. The accused were caught while they were trying to flee.
India Today TV has learnt that the murder followed a post put up by the shopkeeper’s eight-year-old son in support of Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nupur Sharma.
Kanhaiya Lal opened shop after 6 days:
On June 11, Kanhaiya Lal’s neighbor Nazim had filed a case against him. Police had arrested Kanhaiya Lal. He got bail from the court. After this, Kanhaiya Lal wrote a letter to the police on June 15, expressing the possibility of his murder and sought protection. After this, the police had made an agreement between Kanhaiya Lal and his neighbor. Kanhaiya Lal has a shop named Supreme Tailors near Bhoot Mahal in Udaipur. Kanhaiya Lal opened his shop on Tuesday after about 6 days. Then the two accused slit his throat.