The prime accused in Kamlesh Tiwari murder case, Ashfaq, reportedly used his colleague, Rohit Solanki‘s Aadhaar card and assumed his identity to become part of Hindu Samaj Party, founded by Tiwari and gain his trust. As per reports, Ashfaq worked as a team-lead/manager in the Surat office of Mumbai-based pharma company. He had forged his colleague Rohit Solanki’s Aadhaar card and replaced Solanki’s picture with his own while keeping rest of the details untouched. He even opened a Facebook account in Solanki’s name.
He then met Jaimin Dava aka Bapu, Gujarat President of Hindu Samaj Party expressed desire to join the party. On 3rd October, he was inducted into Hindu Samaj Party and made the Varachha ward IT cell pracharak. As reported by Indian Express, Ashfaq met Tiwari in June this year. He had also called up Tiwari before leaving Surat for Lucknow and confirmed that he would come and meet him the next day.
Dave has revealed that the party leaders collect Aadhaar card and other details of those wiling to join the party. When Ashfaq posing as Rohit Solanki sent him a friend’s request on Facebook, it did not raise any alarm because a lot of people from Hindu Samaj Party were already on his friends’ list. Dave has now submitted the documents given by Ashfaq to the Gujarat ATS.
Reportedly, Ashfaq would talk to Hindu Samaj Party workers across the country through Facebook.
Tiwari, a former Hindu Mahasabha leader, was assassinated at his Lucknow office by one Ashfaq and one Moinuddin who are still absconding and on the run. The Uttar Pradesh police and Gujarat ATS sprung into action to blow the lid off a Surat-based Jihadi group that was indoctrinated by one of the accused who planned the murder, Maulana Mohsin Sheikh. Two other conspirators, Rashid Pathan and Faizan have been arrested. The Gujarat ATS has declared the names of the murderers as Moinuddin and Ashfaq who are still absconding. Director General Police of UP has announced a reward of Rs 2.50 lakhs each (total Rs 5 lakhs) for the apprehending of the two murder accused.