Deplorable Act, criminal to be prosecuted in the shortest possible time

Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje has condemned the gruesome murder committed in Rajsamand on Wednesday, videos of which went viral on social media. She appreciated the prompt action by the police and directed that the criminal be prosecuted in the shortest possible time. She stated, “This is a deplorable act which needs to be condemned in strongest possible terms”.

Earlier, on Thursday afternoon, Director General of Police Shri OP Galhotra held press conference to share with the media that the alleged perpetuator has been taken into custody. A Special Investigation Team, constituted for the purpose under the leadership of Superintendent of Police Rajsamand, nabbed the alleged criminal in less than 24 hours of the videos being posted. Investigations are underway. The DGP further stated that the police would take all necessary steps to ensure that the atmosphere of peace and tranquility prevailing in Rajasthan was not disturbed.

Jaipur, 7 December 2017