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Udaipur Murder: SHO, 2 Circle Officers Suspended For Negligence

The NIA is probing the murder of tailor Kanhaiya Lal in Udaipur and four people, including two main accused, have been arrested.

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Closed shops after Udaipur killing (Representational Image) PTI Photo

Two circle officers and a station house officer have been suspended in addition to the Udaipur additional superintendent of police for negligence on their part in handling the circumstances leading to the murder of tailor Kanhaiya Lal.

Lal was brutally murdered on Tuesday by two men, who filmed the crime and released the video. In another video, the two confessed to the killing and said it was in response to disrespect shown to Prophet Muhammad. 

"Circle Officer, East, Jarnail Singh, Circle Officer, West, Jitendra Anchaliya and SHO Suraj Pole Leeladhar Malviya were suspended on Friday night for negligence," sources in the police department said.

Additional SP, Udaipur Ashok Meena was also suspended earlier.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is probing the case and four people, including two main accused, have been arrested. The four were on Saturday sent to 10 days of custody.

(with inputs from PTI)

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