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Jama Masjid: Delhi Police registers FIR in connection with protest outside Jama Masjid

New Delhi | Police have registered a case in reference to a protest held exterior Jama Masjid right here on Friday, demanding the arrest of suspended Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Nupur Sharma over her remarks on Prophet Mohammad. Officers gave this info on Saturday. A big crowd gathered on the steps of the mosque after Friday prayers and placards have been displayed in protest towards Sharma and former Delhi BJP media chief Naveen Jidal. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Shweta Chauhan mentioned {that a} case has been registered towards the protesters on Friday and investigation is on.
The DCP had mentioned on Friday, “About one and a half thousand folks had gathered on the mosque for Friday prayers.

After the completion of Namaz, some folks got here out and began displaying placards and shouting slogans. Later some extra folks joined and the quantity reached shut to 3 hundred. Chouhan had mentioned, “There is always police stationed at Jama Masjid during Friday prayers. The protesters were dispersed within 10-15 minutes and the situation is peaceful. Legal action will be taken regarding the incident. We have identified some miscreants and our teams are identifying others.” The Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, has shied away from the protests. “Nobody knows who the people who protested were,” he mentioned. He mentioned that motion ought to be taken towards such folks.

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