Jaipur, Jun 30 (PTI) Prohibitory orders were imposed and mobile Internet services suspended in many areas in Nagaur and Churu as a preventive measure in view of resentment among members of the Rajput community over the killing of gangster Anandpal Singh in an encounter with the police. Also Read - Pakistan PM Imran Khan To Take Vote of Confidence From The Assembly after Facing Defeat in Senate Elections
The family members of the slain gangster have refused to take his body and demanded a CBI probe into his killing on Saturday night. The body has been kept at the mortuary of the Ratangarh (Churu) Hospital. Also Read - Internet Services at Singhu, Mukarba, Ghazipur, Tikri, Nangloi Suspended in Wake of Farm Protests
The police had Wednesday directed Anandpal’s mother, wife, daughters and others to accept the body within 24 hours of receiving its orders. Also Read - Fearing Pir Baba's Wrath, Rajasthan Burglars Return Rs 1 Lakh Stolen From Dargah's Donation Box
The gangster’s family had then moved the Churu district court, seeking directions for a fresh post-mortem by a medical board of the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
The Ratangarh ADJ court today directed the Churu SP to conduct a fresh post-mortem at an ‘A’ category hospital, as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court.
“The body was shifted to Churu district hospital and the postmortem conducted as per the guidelines of the apex court,” SP, Churu, Rahul Barhat told PTI.
Former Union minister Jitendra Singh today termed it as a “killing under political pressure” and called for a judicial inquiry or a CBI probe under the supervision of a high court judge.
Several Rajput leaders have also raised the demand for a CBI inquiry.
A number of people were arrested on June 25 for attacking a police party and injuring the SHO of Jaswantgarh police station during a protest against the encounter. Many have been taken into preventive custody to control law and order in the area.
Section 144, which prohibits free assembly of more than four people in an area, was imposed in Churu and Ladnu sub- division of Nagaur district last night.
Mobile Internet services, bulk SMS, social networking websites were banned in Deedwana, Ladnu, Jaswantgarh, Maulasar, Khunkhuna, Makrana, Parbatsar, Peelwa, Kuchaman, Nawa, Maroth, Chitawa and Badi Khatu areas in Nagaur and Churu.
SP, Nagaur, Paris Anil Deshmukh said adequate security arrangements have been made in Deedwana and nearby areas to maintain law and order.
Anandpal, who had managed to escape from custody of police while being taken back to high security prison in Ajmer from a court in Nagaur in September 2015, had taken a shelter in a house in Churu.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.