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Two more men were waiting to kill Udaipur tailor had the first 2 failed, NIA reveals Udaipur murder
Kanhaiya Lal at his shop minutes before his murder

Two more men were waiting to kill Udaipur tailor had the first 2 failed, NIA reveals

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 02 Jul 2022, 07:56 pm

Jaipur/IBNS: Investigators Saturday relieved that two more people were  "on standby" to murder Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya Lal had the two who killed him failed, said reports.

A special court in Jaipur gave custody of all four men to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) till July 12.

Meanwhile, a mob outside Jaipur court attacked the two killers of Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya Lal and ripped their clothes but the police quickly put them into a waiting van.

Kanhaiya Lal was murdered on June 28 by two cleaver-wielding men who filmed the grisly killing and later gloated about it in a video.

He was at his shop in Udaipur's busy Dhan Mandi market when the attackers Gos Mohammad and Riyaz Akhtari walked in posing as customers before attacking him.

The duo was arrested hours after the crime and later, two more people, who were allegedly involved in the recce of Kanahaiya's shop were arrested.

Days before Kanahiya Lal was killed, he had informed the local police that he had received threats over a social media post shared from his account, apparently supporting former BJP leader Nupur Sharma's remark on Prophet Mohammed.