Founder of Hindu Samaj Party Kamlesh Tiwari's mother, Kusum Tiwari on Wednesday demanded a death penalty for all the accused persons arrested for Kamlesh Tiwari's killing. According to her, she is extremely happy with the arrest of the accused persons. She also mentioned that she is satisfied with the government's actions. Earlier, the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) nabbed two criminals involved in the killing of Kamlesh Tiwari. Tiwari was shot dead on October 18 in Lucknow.
Kusum Tiwari, mother of #KamleshTiwari on arrest of accused persons in her son's murder case: We are very happy with the arrest of the accused persons, they should all be hanged. I'm satisfied by the government's action. (22.10.19) #Sitapur pic.twitter.com/Xb4kB5XtXE— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) October 23, 2019
The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Tuesday arrested two criminals involved in the killing of Kamlesh Tiwari from the Gujarat-Rajasthan border. The criminals have been identified as Ashfaq Hussain Jakirhussain Shaikh (34) and Moinuddin Khurshid Pathan (27). According to reports, they were the ones seen wearing saffron clothes in the CCTV footage following the killing of Kamlesh Tiwari.
The former chief of Hindu Mahasabha was shot on October 18 in Lucknow. Kamlesh Tiwari, the leader of Hindu Mahasabha, was attacked by unidentified assailants, while he was at his home. Soon after the attack, he was admitted to the hospital where he succumbed to the injuries. The murder was caught on the CCTV footage in the area. While the assailants had managed to flee the spot, a revolver was seized by the police.
Following the murder of Tiwari, the Uttar Pradesh Police have been closely monitoring social media to block any attempts at inciting communal hatred. In this regard, officials stated that the UP Police have registered 32 cases in the last 72 hours. Earlier on October 20, DGP OP Singh had said that police is keeping a tab on social media to prevent any rumour-mongering.
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