Karni Sena leader Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi Shot Dead in Jaipur by 3

Sukhdev Singh Gogamani, a head of Rajput Karni Sena was shot dead in Jaipur on 5 Dec 2023.
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Amid a transfer of power from Congress-led Ashok Gehlot to the newly elected BJP government in Rajasthan, Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi , a head of Rajput Karni Sena was shot dead in Jaipur on 5 Dec 2023 in an incident where three bike-borne assailants carried out the strike inside the residence of Gogamedi. Two other people were believed to have been injured in the attack.

Though Gogamedi fired back at the assailants, killing one, his security guard was caught in the crossfire and has sustained injuries.

News24 has presented a CCTV footage of the incident.

It was earlier reported that Gogamedi requested securities from Rajasthan Government and CM Ashok Gehlot citing threats from the Lawrence Bishnoi gang. Gogamedi was believed to have been close to Gehlot.

Gehlot still remains the CM of Rajasthan till the new CM and government is sweared in. BJP has not yet named anyone for the post of the Chief Minister.

Gehlot remains Caretaker CM in Rajasthan
Gehlot remains Caretaker CM in Rajasthan

As per Rajasthan Police, the assailants were from Rohit Godara Gang which has close associations with the Lawrence Bishnoi gang.

Massive Protests in Rajasthan

Rajput Karni Sena called a statewide bandh on Dec 06, 2023. There were incidents of tyre burning, stopping of trains and more forms of angry protests.

Actions Taken by Rajasthan Police

On 06 Dec 2023, Rajasthan Police shared information that DGP Umesh Mishra has formed an SIT to investigate the matter under ADG Dinesh M.N.

The police also confirms to have identified the two other assailants and have been searching for them.


1. Suraj Pal Amu, President of Karni Sena

Suraj Pal Amu, the current president of Karni Sena cites that this murder was not just an attack on Gogamedi but also an attack on the Kshatriya people in general. He also demanded the arrest of the culprits.

2. BJP and Congress Start War of Words

Senior leaders of the state like Ashok Gehlot, Vasundhara Raje, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Sachin Pilot and others

Amid all these, BJP and Congress spokespersons have started accusing each other of the incident. Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate has indirectly blamed BJP accusing them for the return of Jungle Raaj, a term which means lawlessness. BJP spokesperson Shehzaad Poonawala accused Congress of taking a revenge from those who did not support the latter.

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