Jammu man booked, arrested for objectionable remarks on religion


Shut on the heels of arresting round 15 folks, together with a 56-year-old Naib Tehsildar, who have been booked underneath 4 separate FIRs for hurting non secular sentiments, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday arrested one other man from Ramban district for posting extremely objectionable remarks on faith on his Fb.

The accused has been recognized as Mohammad Zahid, son of Abdul Rashid of Champa Batote in Ramban district.

“Man arrested for #hurting non secular sentiments. Mohd Zahid S/O Abdul Rashid Fairly R/O Champa Batote has been arrested for posting objectionable feedback on #Fb thereby hurting the #non secular sentiments of a specific group. A case underneath FIR no 48/2020 U/S 295-A/153-A/IPC registered at Police Station Batote and investigation taken up”, Inspector Basic of Police (IGP) Jammu, Mukesh Singh posted on his Twitter deal with.

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The accused had posted extremely objectionable and derogatory remarks on his Fb web page and had ridiculed non secular sentiments of a specific group. His put up had invited outrage throughout Jammu and Kashmir and in different components with netizens asking the police to take stern motion towards the accused.

In the meantime, up to now 4 days, 5 FIRs have been registered towards folks from two particular communities for hurting non secular sentiments.

Amongst these arrested included a 56-year-old Naib Tehsildar, 4 self-styled leaders of a Hindu outfit and cow vigilantes.

Three FIRs have been registered in Arnas Police Station of Reasi district whereas the fourth FIR was registered in Pucca Danga police station of Jammu district. The fifth FIR was lodged in Batote police station on Wednesday.


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