Ghaziabad Police arrested a 32-year-old man on Wednesday for alleged hate speech in reference to a communal incident. In keeping with the police, a video had lately gone viral on social media wherein Shekhar Chauhan, who claims to be a member of Karni Sena, will be heard making objectionable feedback towards a minority group.
The video was shot throughout a gathering outdoors Dasna Temple in March this yr, days after a Muslim boy had been overwhelmed up allegedly for ingesting water inside its premises.
“The accused was arrested from his Rajnagar Extension residence. A case had been filed towards him in Masuri Police Station for his feedback earlier this yr. He was absconding. We’re investigating different associates and acceptable motion will probably be taken,” stated an officer from Masuri police station.
An FIR had been registered underneath part 153 A(committing offence in non secular place), 295 A (intent to outrage non secular emotions), 504 (intentional insult), 505 (offence in worship place) and related sections of the IT Act.
The accused hails from Shamli and launched himself as a member of Karni Sena within the clip that went viral. He spoke of attacking pregnant ladies from the minority group in it.
The gathering, throughout which the alleged video was shot, befell on the Dasna Devi temple days after a 14-year-old Muslim boy was assaulted for coming into it. The locals within the temple had allegedly overwhelmed him from ingesting water, saying Muslims weren’t allowed on the temple premises. A collection of gatherings have been held in assist of the temple chief, Swami Narsinghanand, following the incident.