Left Menu
Development News Edition

CRIME-4 students thrashed, madrasa claims attacked for not saying ‘Jai Shri Ram’

PTI | Lucknow | Updated: 13-07-2019 00:55 IST | Created: 12-07-2019 22:54 IST
CRIME-4 students thrashed, madrasa claims attacked for not saying ‘Jai Shri Ram’
Image Credit: Pixabay

Four madrasa students were allegedly thrashed with cricket bats and sticks, police said while denying the charge that boys were beaten up for not chanting "Jai Shri Ram". Police said the quarrel was over playing cricket and their investigation showed that no slogans were raised, contrary to what the FIR lodged by the madrasa manager said.

Police said this was an attempt to cause communal tension. The incident allegedly took place at the playground of Government Inter College in the Civil Lines area here Thursday, resulting in injuries to the madrasa students.

The students of Dar-ul-Uloom Faiz-e-Aam were playing cricket when the accused allegedly beat them up with bats and sticks. "During the probe, it was confirmed that the incident took place due to a dispute during a cricket match and no slogans were raised," said ADG (Law & Order) PV Ramashatri in a press conference on Friday evening.

"There were attempts to vitiate the communal atmosphere by distorting facts but due to alert police, the matter was tackled and a case was also registered," he said, adding that anti-social elements tried to do the same in Meerut and Agra, which was thwarted. "Similarly, in Unnao, attempts were made to vitiate the communal atmosphere but these were thwarted. There was positive support of local people in this regard. In the entire state, police and administration is alert and working without any discrimination," he said.

The ADG said if any person spreads a rumor, legal action would be taken against him. Commenting on the issue, Additional Chief Secretary Awanish Awasthi said, "We want to tell if any incident is played up, we will take strict action without discrimination against those who spread rumors and try to vitiate the communal atmosphere."

Unnao SP Madhav Prasad Verma said an FIR was registered against four persons, adding that two of them were detained. We are probing the matter and situation is under control, the SP added.

The FIR was registered on the complaint of madrasa manager Nisar Ahmad against four persons under IPC Sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 352 (assault or criminal force), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (criminal intimidation), he said. In the FIR, the complainant alleged that the students were thrashed as they did not chant "Jai Shri Ram".

Some BJP leaders reached the police station in support of the accused later.



5G will be the key driving force for COVID-19 recovery: Here's how?

... ...

Canada’s COVID-19 pitfalls highlight need for integrated health information system

In the globalized world of today where outbreaks can spread far and wide within a matter of days, a global-level integrated health information system is ideal but Canadas provincial barriers show that the country lags much behind in deployi...

Pandemic must be impetus, not obstacle, for clean water access

To make matters worse, there are suspicions that the inadequacy of wastewater treatment methods in California, the rest of the USA, and indeed around the world may help to propagate the disease even more widely. ...

3D printing and the future of manufacturing post COVID-19

The on-demand, customizable, and localized manufacturing of product components facilitated by 3D printing has the potential to redefine manufacturing but there are certain technical, mechanical, and legal limitations that, unless ...


Latest News

Cummins India Q1 PAT down 65 pc at Rs 53 cr

Engines and related parts maker Cummins India Ltd on Wednesday reported a 65 per cent decline in consolidated profit after tax PAT at Rs 53.02 crore in the first quarter ended June 30, impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The company had p...

Hafeez breaks bio-bubble in UK, PCB upset as player would have self isolate for 5 days

The Pakistan Cricket Board is is furious at former captain Muhammad Hafeez for his apparent breach of the biosecurity protocol imposed by the England and Wales Cricket Board for the ongoing away series. The former skipper, who is not a part...

CRPF being deployed in violence-hit areas:Karnataka Home minister

Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said six companies of the Central Reserve Police Force are being dispatched to the violence-hit areas of Bengaluru. Three companies from Hyderabad and three from Chennai will be deployed...

AP COVID-19 tally crosses 2.5 lakh mark with 9,597 new cases

Amaravati, Aug 12 PTI Adding 9,597 to its tally of COVID-19 cases, Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday crossed the 2.50 lakh mark as the infection positivity rate continued to spiral, reaching 9.59 per cent, overtaking Tamil Nadu. The state recorde...

Give Feedback