Internet shutdown in Rajasthan's Bhilwara after Muslim man gunned down

Updated: Nov 25 2022 12:01AM

Jaipur, Nov 24 (PTI) Internet service was suspended in Bhilwara city for 48 hours after a Muslim man was shot dead and his brother got wounded in the same attack, police said on Thursday. According to the police, four bike-borne assailants opened fire on the brothers to avenge the murder of Adarsh Tapadia that took place six months ago. Additional police force has been deployed in the city as a precautionary measure even as mobs were said to have gathered at various places, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Hawa Singh Ghumaria said. Family members of the victims and their supporters vandalised the hospital after one of the victims of the attack succumbed there during treatment, police said.

His injured sibling has been referred to Udaipur for treatment, they said.

Hawa Singh said that the district SP and his team are tracking security arrangements in the area.