Indian police arrest ‘masterminds’ behind murder of Hindu tailor – officials

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By Saurabh Sharma and Rupam Jain UDAIPUR/MUMBAI, India (Reuters) – Indian police made fresh arrests on Saturday over the murder of a Hindu tailor in Rajasthan, which sparked tensions between the Hindu majority and Muslim minority and a clampdown on protests and the Internet to prevent them from escalating. Two Muslim men already under arrest for the murder, who filmed the act and posted it online, said it had been a response to the victim’s support for a politician’s derogatory remarks about the Prophet Mohammad. The victim, Kanhaiya Lal Teli, had allegedly made a social media post supporting …

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