New Delhi :
Kamlesh Tiwari, leader of Hindu Samaj, was killed by unidentified assailants outside his office in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow on Friday. Tiwari was reportedly stabbed as well as shot by the assailants, who even had a tea with him. He was the national president of the Hindu Samaj Party. He was also a former member of Hindu Mahasabha.
According to the police, two persons barged into his house cum office. They first slit his throat and then stabbed him several times on the chest before escaping. However, the exact motive of murder is yet to be ascertained. The police have also recovered a pistol from the spot. The police is trying to identify the suspects with the help of a CCTV footage.
Two police constables were deployed for his security but none was present when the incident took place, according to the reports. While one was allegedly not coming to duty for the last two days, another constable was asleep when the attackers slit Tiwari’s throat and stabbed multiple times, leaving him critically injured. He was immediately rushed to the trauma center but succumbed to injuries during treatment. Some reports also suggest that Tiwari was shot as well.
Tiwari who used to claim to be the president of Hinud Mahasabha had formed his own Hindu Samaj Party after rift with the eladerof Mahasabha's another faction Chakrapani. He had allegedly distributed pamphlets with derogatory remarks on Prophet Muhammad in Deoband, Saharanpur in 2015.