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Jaipur: Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena chief Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi shot dead, two injured

Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena President Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi was shot dead by two people in Jaipur on Tuesday. Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi succumbed to his injuries at a private hospital. Two other people were also injured in the incident

Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena chief Sukhdev Singh Gogamedia was shot dead and two more were injured on TuesdayPremium
Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena chief Sukhdev Singh Gogamedia was shot dead and two more were injured on Tuesday

Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena president Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Jaipur on Tuesday. Along with him, two more people were injured during the attack, according to Jaipur police.

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The incident took place in the Shyam Nagar area in the afternoon, police told PTI. According to the police, four people entered a house where Gogamedi was already present. Within no time, they began firing at him and ran away leaving him in a pool of blood. Soon after the attack, Gogamedi was taken to a private hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries, Jaipur Police Commissioner Biju George Joseph told PTI.

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The two criminals appeared to be sitting with Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi and his security personnel and accomplice. Suddenly, they launched firing at Gogamedi, as shown in the video released by the news agency. One person shot at least three rounds on Gogamedi. Including him, two more people were shot at the incident.

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"As per initial reports, four people entered a house where Gogamedi was present and opened fire at him. One of Gogamedi's security personnel and another person were injured in the firing," Rajasthan Director General of Police (DGP) Umesh Mishra told PTI.

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Gangster Rohit Godara takes responsibility of Gogamedi's murder

After the murder of Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi, gangster Rohit Godara took the responsibility of murder by posting on Facebook. Along with Gogamedi, an accused who had accompanied the killers was also shot and died. Policemen have begun conducting raid to arrest the murderers.

"An accused accompanying the killers was also shot, who has died. Raids are being conducted at the possible hideouts of the miscreants...We spoke to the Haryana DG and assistance has been sought. Rohit Godara gang has taken responsibility for the murder, they will be arrested soon," DGP Umesh Mishra told ANI.

About Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena

Based in Rajasthan, Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena is an organisation created by the Rajput community. Popularly known as Karni Sena, the organisation was formed in 2016. It is worth mentioning that the group is not a political party, however, its massive influence in the state makes it a politically important asset during elections. The organisation was named after Karni Mata, who is considered an incarnation of the goddess Hinglaj Mata. Hinglaj Mata is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, whose temple is in Baluchistan, Pakistan.

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Published: 05 Dec 2023, 02:59 PM IST
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