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Karni Sena chief murder case: Police detain 3 key accused. Details here

The Delhi Police Crime Branch, in collaboration with the Rajasthan Police, has arrested three persons, including the main accused Rohit Rathore and Nitin Fauji, in relation to the Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi murder case.

Supporters protest against the murder of Karni Sena chief Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi, in Jaipur on Wednesday (Photo: ANI)Premium
Supporters protest against the murder of Karni Sena chief Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi, in Jaipur on Wednesday (Photo: ANI)

In a joint operation with the Rajasthan Police, the Delhi Police Crime Branch has apprehended three individuals, including the primary suspects Rohit Rathore and Nitin Fauji, in connection with the Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi murder case.

As reported by ANI, citing Delhi Police, “Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi murder case | In a joint operation with Rajasthan Police, Crime Branch of Delhi Police has detained three accused, including the main accused Rohit Rathore and Nitin Fauji in the Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi murder case, from Chandigarh. All the three accused are being brought to Delhi."

Delhi police further informed that the detainees, who were captured in Chandigarh, are currently en route to Delhi, ANI reported.

On December 5th, Gogamedi was fatally shot in Jaipur, prompting the Rajput community to announce a statewide shutdown in protest of the murder the following day. Nevertheless, the community later decided to cancel the bandh.

The Rajasthan Police identified two gunmen responsible for the killing: Rohit Rathore Makrana and Nitin Fauji, residents of Mahendragarh, Haryana, according to the state police.

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In the gunfire confrontation with law enforcement, Naveen Shekhawat, the third assailant involved in the attack on Gogamedi, lost his life. During the exchange, one of Gogamedi's security personnel sustained injuries.

In response to the audacious murder on Wednesday, the Station House Officer (SHO) of Jaipur, along with two additional police officers, was suspended.

Also Read: Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi murder: Rajasthan ignored Punjab police alert

Earlier on December 6, the Rajasthan Police has identified two shooters who were involved in the killing. The two assailants have been identified as Rohit Rathore Makrana and Nitin Fauji, said Rajasthan Police, adding that Nitin Fauji is a resident of Mahendragarh, Haryana.

The third criminal, Naveen Shekhawat, who was also part of the crime, was killed at Gogamedi's residence during the exchange of fire and one of Gogamedi's security guards was also injured.

Also Read: Rajasthan Bandh today: Karni Sena halts train in Bhilwara over chief Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi's murder. 10 Updates

In response to the alleged killing of Karni Sena Chief Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi, the Rajput community had declared a statewide bandh, earlier on Wednesday. Rajput community organization had organized a sit-in protest in Jaipur and urged for a statewide shutdown following the murder of the Karni Sena President.

Earlier, BJP leader Balmukund Acharya slammed the previous Congress government in the state and alleged that Ashok Gehlot was responsible for this incident.

(With inputs from agencies)

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Published: 10 Dec 2023, 07:22 AM IST
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