Lucknow: UP police has made a big disclosure in the Kamlesh Tiwari murder case. UP DGP told the press conference that the three accused involved in the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari have been arrested from Surat in Gujarat. At present, interrogation of the three accused is going on. The DGP said that two more accused are involved in this incident, about whom police are collecting information. The DGP claimed that soon these two accused would also be under police custody. During this, OP Singh informed that Mufti Naeem Kazmi and Maulana Anwarul Haq have also been arrested in this case.
In the press conference, the DGP said, small teams were formed on Friday only after receiving information and clues. Our team discovered that the wires are connected to Gujarat. After the clues from the sweet box, I myself spoke to the DGP of Gujarat and started receiving important information.
He further added, ‘SSP Lucknow and local police took CCTV footage closely. The coordination between Gujarat Police and UP Police was very strong. The joint team has detained three criminals from Surat. They are being questioned very intensively. One of the three suspects taken into custody is Maulana Mohsin Sheikh Salim (24), who works at a sari shop. The other person is Faizan (30), who is also from Jilani Apartment Surat. The third one we have is Rashid Ahmed Khurshid Ahmed Pathan (23). It works as a tailor and lives there in Surat. Apart from these three, we had detained two suspects and released them after questioning.
Maulana Anwarul Haque and Mufti Naeem Kazmi, who were involved in the conspiracy of the incident, have been detained by our team on Friday night and they are being questioned. Preliminary information has been received, it is learned that Rashid Pathan, who is a knowledgeable computer and works as a teller, made the initial plan. Efforts are being made to nab the remaining suspected criminals. Bijnor’s connections are crosschecked.
Among the two persons who are left after questioning, one is Rashid’s brother and the other is Gaurav Tiwari. Gaurav called Kamlesh a few days ago and expressed his desire to work for the Bharat Hindu society, including Surat. Within 24 hours our team disclosed with the help of Gujarat Police. Despite getting such a remote connection, contact with any specific terrorist organization has not been found, but still we will discuss further. Initial inquiries have revealed that the main reason behind the murder was the provocation of 2015.