On August 9, an Islamist mob raised ‘Sar tan se Juda’ slogans exterior a police station in Madhya Pradesh’s Ratlam. The mob was offended over an alleged blasphemous post on social media platforms by a woman. They demanded police motion and a bulldozer drive against the perpetrator. As of now, the police have arrested the accused woman and recognized individuals from the mob who raised the ‘murderous’ slogans.
Viral social media post
As per the media experiences, following a social media post, the city of Ratlam witnessed a regulation and order state of affairs. On August 9, the officers stationed on the Deendayal police station close to Hata Road had been ambushed by an Islamist mob, which later started sloganeering exterior the police station. They had been irked over a social media post and needed the police to register a criticism and instantly demolish the home of the stated accused, who in this case is a woman.
Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh: ‘Sar tan se Juda’ slogans raised in entrance of Hat Road police chowki by Islamists for an alleged blasphemous post by a woman on Instagram.
Woman has been arrested, one other case against individuals in the mob chanting STSJ is registered, particulars in report quickly pic.twitter.com/mlmXh0RvdN
— Subhi Vishwakarma (@subhi_karma) August 11, 2023
Soon police swung into investigations, and by then the mob collected exterior the police station swell in measurement. Within no time, the mob turned uncontrolled and tried getting into the police station. Police officers from different police stations had been referred to as on-site to take the state of affairs below management.
‘Sar tan se Juda’
The Islamists began chanting slogans like ‘Sar tan se Juda’ (requires beheading of these committing blasphemy) and ‘Labbyek Ya Rasool Allah’ (We are current, O’ Messenger of Allah).
What says the FIR?
Notably, an FIR has additionally been instituted against those that raised ‘Sar tan se Juda’ slogans. Organiser accessed one such FIR (quantity–510) registered at Deendayal Nagar police station on August 10. The complainant is Assistant Sub Inspector on the Deendayal Nagar police station.
In his criticism, ASI Kamal Kumar Patel acknowledged that, on August 9, one Sameer Shah, son of Raees Shah, got here to the police station with a screenshot of a post. Prima Facie the image suggests it’s a case of blasphemy (ishninda), a criminal offense below part 295-A (deliberate act meant to harm non secular sentiments) of the IPC. The police registered a criticism primarily based on this proof and started investigating.
The police advised Sameer and his confederate that as FIR has been registered against the accused woman, devoted actions can be taken after the investigation. Still, the previous introduced a mob and assembled exterior the police station. They indulge in sloganeering which is an offence below part 188.
This correspondent referred to as up the Deendayal police station on August 11 however the calls went unanswered.
The police tried pacifying the protestors, however they had been uncontrollable. The police knowledgeable the mob that they had been registering a case against the particular person behind the stated Instagram account. The police groups are but to trace the perpetrator, as per the deal with title the particular person is a woman however the police haven’t formally stated it.
Additional Superintendent of Police Rakesh Kumar Khaka, CSP Abhinav Kumar Wareng, and Industrial Police Station In-charge Rajendra Verma had been additionally manhandled at night time. City Qazi Ahmed Ali who went there to pacify the state of affairs was additionally despatched again.
Subsequently, the police lodged an FIR. Following that, social activist Imran Khokar and councillor Waseem Ali took to the police automobile to deal with the gang, efficiently urging them to conclude the site visitors disruption.
The protestors, who had began assembling exterior the police chowki at round 10 pm had been lastly taken below management by midnight. Imran Khokar got here out of the police station with a replica of the FIR and browse it aloud for the protestors. After listening to the FIR assertion, the protestors left the location.
Additional SP Rakesh Khakha stated, “Someone had posted an objectionable post on social media, following which, people of one community came to lodge a complaint as they got angry. We assured the people and have registered a case against the person who posted the controversial post. The entire matter is being investigated.”
‘Sar tan se Juda’ slogans in MP
- During the Nupur Sharma row an engineering pupil in Bhopal was discovered useless in suspicious circumstances, later his father obtained a message on his telephone.
- A video from Madhya Pradesh’s Khandwa went viral throughout Eid-Mild-un-Nabi, in that video related slogans had been raised.
- Most just lately, throughout the protests against the Pathaan movie, such slogans had been raised in Indore and Mahu (Dr Ambedkar Nagar) space.
- During Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, an analogous video surfaced on social media the place ‘Sar tan se Juda’ slogans had been raised.