An FIR has been registered against 40 Muslims in Kanpur for offering namaz on the streets on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha.
The Allahabad High Court on 1 November, Tuesday, granted bail to a Muslim youth, Haseen, 26 months (802 days) after he was arrested by Kanpur police for his alleged role in the anti-CAA protests.
Draconian National Security Act (NSA) and the Gangsters Act were invoked on Thursday against five Muslim men in the case of the June 3 protest in Kanpur’s Beckonganj area against derogatory remarks by BJP leader Nupur Sharma about the prophet Muhammed.
Indian Union Muslim League MP ET Muhammed Basheer and delegation was Thursday prevented from visiting Muslims who were targeted and booked for protesting hate speech and detained by the Uttar Pradesh Police.
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested three Muslim youth associated with the Popular Front of India (PFI) in connection with the Kanpur violence, taking the total number of arrests in the case to 54.
Following the Muslims in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur accuse the city police of arbitrary arrests and intimidation of Muslims in connection with the violence over protests against derogatory comments on prophet Muhammed, the police has released the pictures of 40 “rioters.”