In less than twenty-four hours of shocking daylight murder of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow, the Gujarat ATS has cracked the case.
Gujarat ATS has detained six people, who according to police, were involved in planning Kamlesh Tiwari's murder. These six conspirators in Kamlesh Tiwari murder case were held from Surat.
The Gujarat ATS has claimed that the six persons who are in their custody had planned the whole thing. Two more people were involved in executing the murder in Lucknow. These two people are currently on the run
Tension had prevailed in Lucknow since yesterday following Kamlesh Tiwari's murder.
The two persons who carried the shootout in Lucknow on Friday had brought the gun in a sweet box. The box was opened in front of Kamlesh Tiwari after which he was shot.
In the picture, two of the suspects are seen purchasing the sweets box.
The ATS tracked down the suspects through these two.
CCTV video of the accused had also emerged.
गुजरात #ATS ने #कमलेश_तिवारी_हत्या केस सॉल्व किया। देर रात सूरत से 3 आरोपियों को गिरफ्तार भी किया गया है। जानकारी के हिसाब से हत्या के इस षड्यंत्र में कुल 5 लोग शामिल थे। 2 लोग जिन्होंने #कमलेश_तिवारी की हत्या की अभी भी फरार हैं, उनकी पहचान कर ली गयी है। @indiatvnews @dgpgujarat— Nirnay Kapoor (@nirnaykapoor) October 19, 2019
Note: This story is being updated with ongoing developments and reports. Initial reports claimed 3 suspects were arrested by the ATS but latest updates have confirmed that 6 accused have been detained. Keep following for live updates as they come in
CCTV captures Kamlesh Tiwari's saffron-clad attackers