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Harveer Saharan murder: Tension in Rawatsar, people demand CBI probe

A meeting was called at the victim’s house. The meeting was attended by a large number of people from Jat community and politicians including MLA Hanuman Beniwal . They demanded a CBI probe into the daylight murder.

September 25, 2018, 3:26 pm

Corporator Harveer Saharan murder Rawasa

The deceased Corporator Harveer Saharan who was shot dead in SDM court at Rawasar.

Jaipur: Tension prevailed in Rawatsar town in Hanumangarh district a day after local corporate Harveer Saharan was shot dead by an unidentified man outside SDM office. A meeting was called at the victim’s house. The meeting was attended by a large number of people from Jat community and politicians including MLA Hanuman Beniwal . They demanded a CBI probe into the daylight murder. Read also: Rawasar firing: Corporator Harveer Saharan shot at in SDM court, dies Read also: Harveer Saharan Murder case: 1 arrested from Fatehpur Many shops in markets and local schools remained closed in the town on Tuesday. SP Hanumangarh Anil Kayal reached Rawatsar to supervise the investigation into the shooting. Police have rounded up some suspects and interrogation with them is going on. Heavy police force has been deployed in the town to keep an eye on the law and order situation. Harveer Saharan’s well-wishers reached his house to expressed their condolence over the incident on Tuesday. People expressed anguish over the murder and protested demanding justice for Harveer. Some unidentified men opened fire at Harveer Saharan in full public view on Monday. Harveer sustained six bullet injuries and rushed to a hospital in Hanumangarh in a critical condition. The victim died at a hospital while undergoing treatment. According to reports, there were nearly 50 people present in the office premises when the incident took place. After the incident, people of the area jammed the highway in a protest to get the speedy arrest of the accused in the case. Police had to use minor force to clear the highway. The incident happened at SDM court premises in broad daylight around noon. Panic gripped the entire town.

First published: September 25, 2018