Haridwar Hate Speech Case: Yeti Narasimhanand Giri arrested by Uttarakhand Police

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The Supreme Court has also been urged to take action against hate speeches. Citizens’ organizations and many other personalities have also written letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and other personalities.

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Haridwar Hate Speech Case A second arrest has been made in Yeti Narasimhanand Giri has been arrested by the police. After arresting them, the police has brought the city Kotwali to Haridwar. Earlier, Wasim Rizvi alias Jitendra Tyagi was arrested by the police on Friday. This matter is in the news a lot. The Supreme Court has also been urged to take action against hate speeches. Citizens’ organizations and many other personalities have also written letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and other personalities. The Uttarakhand Police had made the first arrest on Thursday for Hate Speech against Muslims in Haridwar Dharma Sansad.

‘You all will die’: Yeti Narasimhanand, an accused furious over the first arrest in the Haridwar hate speech case

Yati Narsinghanand had also threatened the police officers regarding this arrest. He said, “You all will die”. Yeti Narasimhanand is also among the religious leaders accused of giving hate speech. Police has already arrested Wasim Rizvi alias Jitendra Narayan Tyagi for hate speech in the Parliament of Religions in Haridwar.

Police made first arrest in ‘hate speech’ case of Haridwar Dharma Sansad

More than 10 people have been named in the FIR registered in the hate speech case. It includes Narasimhanand, Jitendra Tyagi and Annapurna. The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Uttarakhand government to give an affidavit about the action within 10 days. After this the Uttarakhand Police has swung into action and now the accused are being arrested.

The petition of former Patna High Court judge Justice Anjana Prakash and journalist Kurban Ali was heard in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The petitioner had sought a direction to conduct an “independent, credible and impartial inquiry” by an SIT into incidents of hate speeches against the Muslim community. It is noteworthy that in the Dharma Sansad held in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, Hindu sadhus and other leaders had allegedly called for taking up arms against Muslims and their slaughter.

Earlier, Haridwar SSP had told on Thursday that Rizvi was arrested from Roorkee’s Narsan border. A few months ago, an FIR was registered against a total of 10 people, including Rizvi, who had the name of Jitendra Narayan Tyagi with Hinduism. Rizvi has previously been the head of the Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Uttarakhand government seeking its reply in 10 days. The court had also issued notice to the Center and Delhi Police. The court had given exemption to the petitioner, Kurban Ali, that he can approach the local administration to stop the Dharma Sansad to be held in Aligarh on 23 January.

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