Kamlesh Tiwari murder case UPDATES: Family meets Yogi Adityanath, demands capital punishment

 Kamlesh Tiwari was allegedly hacked to death by unknown assailants at his Lucknow office on Friday. Tiwari was the national president of Hindu Samaj Party. He also served as former president of Hindu Mahasabha.

Written by October 19, 2019 10:40

Kamlesh Tiwari was allegedly hacked to death by unknown assailants at his Lucknow office on Friday. Tiwari was the national president of Hindu Samaj Party. He also served as the former president of Hindu Mahasabha.

Yogi Adityanath met the family members at his official residence on Sunday in Lucknow.

Yogi Adityanath on Saturday condemned the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari and said that such incidents are “unacceptable” and people involved in the case will not be spared.

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Kiran Tiwari, wife of Kamlesh Tiwari, after meeting UP CM Yogi Adityanath, in Lucknow: He (UP CM) assured us that justice will be done. We demanded capital punishment for the murderers. He assured us that they will be punished

Family members meet Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Clothes matching CCTV suspects found

Family members of Kamlesh Tiwari, who was shot dead on October 18, leave for Lucknow to meet Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

We have contacted Gujarat and Maharashtra ATS

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to meet the family of Kamlesh Tiwari today.

OP Singh, UP DGP on Kamlesh Tiwari Murder:

We have contacted Gujarat and Maharashtra ATS. Our team has also spoke to the woman who was seen in the CCTV footage. All aspects of the case are being probed.

Three people detained in connection with Kamlesh Tiwari Murder – Maulana Mohsin Sheikh, Faizan and Rashid Ahmed, at Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) office, Ahmedabad.

Kamlesh Tiwari’s body has been taken for cremation

 Yogi Adityanath’s statement on Kamlesh Tiwari’s murder:

Lucknow divisional commissioner after meeting the family of KamleshTiwari, in Sitapur:

“A licensed weapon will be provided to the eldest son for self defence. He’ll also be recommended for job. They’ll be provided appropriate financial help. Investigation being done by a committee,” says Lucknow divisional commissioner Mukesh Meshram.

“The demands of relatives have been take into consideration. They’ll be provided security. Their meeting with the CM is being fixed. We’re recommending a government residence for them,” says Lucknow divisional commissioner Mukesh Meshram after meeting the family of Kamlesh Tiwari in Sitapur.

The demands of relatives have been take into consideration. They’ll be provided security. Their meeting with the CM is being fixed. We’re recommending a govt residence for them.

CCTV footage of the three accused

Kamlesh Tiwari’s family is in talks with government officials over security, compensation and job for family members. They are likely to meet Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Uttar Pradesh DGP, OP Singh on Hindu Samaj Party leader’s murder:

 The inciting speech that the victim had given in 2015 was a reason behind this. As per the information that we have received, it seems it was done in a planned manner.

All three detained in Kamlesh Tiwari Murder case confess to the crime

Himanshu Shukla, DIG Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Kamlesh Tiwari Murder: All three that were detained have confessed to the crime.

Prima facie this was a radical killing, these people were radicalized by the speech that he (Kamlesh Tiwari) gave in 2015, but much more can come out when we catch hold of the remaining criminals.

SSP Moradabad, Amit Pathak on Kamlesh Tiwari:  No one has been detained. 4-5 people are being questioned. A comment can be made only after the verification.

UP DGP, OP Singh on Kamlesh Tiwari murder:  We are working in collaboration with the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), till now no link with any terrorist organisation has been established. We will look into all the details and take action.

UP DGP, OP Singh on Kamlesh Tiwari murder:  In the FIR, two people were named as conspirators – Maulana Anwarul Haq & Mufti Naeem Qazmi. These 2 have also been detained & they’re being questioned. We’ll monitor Gujarat, Bijnor, Lucknow & other places which will come up during investigation.

UP DGP, OP Singh on Kamlesh Tiwari murder: In the initial interrogation no criminal background of the three people, who have been detained, has been established yet. If needed, we will take them into remand, bring them to UP & question them.

UP DGP, OP Singh on Kamlesh Tiwari murder:  A joint team of UP & Gujarat Police has detained 3 persons & interrogating them. Their names are Maulana Mohsin Sheikh, Faizan, & Khurshid Ahmed Pathan. Two other accused were also detained but released later, they are being monitored.

UP DGP OP Singh addresses the media

Avinash Chandra, ADG Bareilly Zone clarifies, “Maulana Anwarul Haq has not been arrested, investigation still underway”.

Lucknow Police have filed a first information report (FIR) against two Muslim clerics from Bijnor district in western Uttar Pradesh for the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari, the leader of a fringe political group in the state. According to news agency ANI, in 2016 one of the clerics – Maulana Anwarul Haq – placed a bounty of Rs. 51 lakh on Mr Tiwari’s life after he allegedly made derogatory remarks about the Prophet Mohammad the year before.

The FIR was filed by Mr Tiwari’s wife who, on Friday night, demanded Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meet the family and threatened self-immolation if her husband’s killers were not brought to account. Distraught family members also demanded extra security and government jobs for Mr Tiwari’s two sons.

Gujarat ATS has arrested three people, who according to police, where involved in planning Kamlesh Tiwari’s murder. These three conspirators in Kamlesh Tiwari murder case were held from Surat.

Cctv visuals of Dharti shop where the kamlesh Tiwari’s murderers bought sweets. This has not been released officially by police and neither are they confirming it.

Family members of Kamlesh Tiwari say that they won’t cremate his body till Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath pays them a visit. Wife says,”I will self-immolate.”

Mortal remains of Tiwari have reached his residence in Mahmudabad.

Body of Kamlesh Tiwari taken to his native place.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder case: Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted for investigation. SK Bhagat (IG Lucknow), Dinesh Puri (SP Crime Lucknow) & PK Mishra (Deputy SP Special Task Force) are members of the SIT.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder case: Lucknow Police register FIR on complaint of Tiwari’s wife against two Maulanas from Bijnor. She has said in her complaint that these two had threatened to kill her husband in 2016.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder case: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sought report from Principal Secretary (Home) & Director General of Police (DGP).

Defence Minister and Lucknow MP Rajnath Singh has spoken to UP DGP and DM over the phone on Kamlesh Tiwari murder case and ordered them to take appropriate action to arrest the accused without delay.

Lucknow: Kamlesh Tiwari, former leader of Hindu Mahasabha, was shot dead today. UP DGP (in pic)says, “He founded Hindu Samaj party. Accused are said to be known to him. They brought sweets & spent around half an hour with him. We’ve found vital clues & are investigating the matter.”

Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari has succumbed to injuries sustained after being shot at in his office, today.