A cleric of Ajmer Dargah in Rajasthan was arrested in the present day after he allegedly provided on digital camera to reward his home to anybody who beheads suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, whose remarks on Prophet Mohammad had provoked protests in India and condemnation from Gulf nations.
The Rajasthan police had been on the lookout for Salman Chishti after an FIR was registered on Monday evening over a video clip.
Within the video, the authenticity of which IHNS can not confirm, the cleric says he would give his home to anybody who brings Nupur Sharma’s head to him. He’s additionally heard saying he would have shot her lifeless for insulting the Prophet.
“It’s a must to give a reply to all Muslim nations. I’m saying this from Ajmer, Rajasthan and this message is from Huzur Khwaja Baba ka Darbar,” he stated within the video, referring to the famend Sufi shrine.
Police officer Dalveer Singh Faujdar stated the accused has a felony file, information company PTI reported.
The workplace of Ajmer Dargah Dewan Zainul Abedin Ali Khan has condemned the video and has stated the shrine is a spot of communal concord.
The views expressed by the ‘khadim’ within the video can’t be thought-about a message from the dargah, it stated.
It added that the remarks had been an announcement by one particular person and had been extremely condemnable.
Rajasthan is on the sting after the grotesque homicide of Kanhaiya Lal, a tailor in Udaipur, shortly after he alleged that he had been receiving threats over his social media publish in help of Ms Sharma.
He was murdered by two males who filmed the killing and stated they had been “avenging an insult to Islam”. Riaz Akhtari and Ghouse Mohammad put out one other video wherein they bragged in regards to the homicide and in addition threatened to focus on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Each had been arrested.
The state police stated it could take powerful motion towards anybody making remarks that will set off communal tensions.