Following the killing of the tailor and violent incidents on Tuesday, a strict curfew was imposed in seven police station areas of Udaipur. However, the curfew has been relaxed this weekend to a period of 10 hours. Mobile internet access is still restricted.
The markets in the city have opened as the routine activities have resumed. “The situation is becoming normal in the city. Therefore, it was decided to relax curfew from 8 am to 6 pm,” according to a district administration official.
“Normal life is being restored in the city. Peace has been maintained by the local people and the curfew should be lifted completely,” a resident stated.
As a result of a bandh call given by Hindu organizations against the Udaipur incident, Ajmer markets remained closed on Sunday.
The Hindu outfits in Jaipur have also staged a demonstration demanding that the murderers be put to death.
Kanhaiya Lal, a tailor in Udaipur, was killed on Tuesday by Riaz Akhtari and Ghouse Mohammad. The two posted a video online, in which they claimed that they had avenged an insult to Islam.
The two suspected killers were captured from Rajsamand hours later. Further arrests were made Thursday night, following a recce of the tailor’s shop and a conspiracy to commit murder involving two more accused. All the four of them are under the custody of NIA currently.
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