Tuesday, April 23, 2024

‘Shri Ram’ found written on mosque wall, FIR filed in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Police on Monday registered a first information report after the words “Shri Ram” were found written on the wall of a mosque in the Beed district.

“At around 5 pm some anti-social elements wrote ‘Shri Ram’ on the wall of the mosque,” Dheeraj Kumar, the sub-divisional police officer, said to Indian Express.

The police actions comes after the members from the local Muslim community had congregated outside the Markazi Masjid mosque in Majalgaon and at the local police station seeking action.

An FIR had been registered under Section 295 of the Indian Penal Code that pertains to intentionally destroying or defiling a place of worship.

“We are tracking the perpetrator and will arrest him soon,” said Kumar.


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