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Action taken on foundation of ‘crime’, not ‘group’: Naqvi on Jahangirpuri arrests

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NEW DELHI: Hitting out at these alleging biased motion within the Jahangirpuri violence case, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday stated motion has been taken on the idea of “crime and conspiracy”, not on “caste and community”.

The senior BJP chief’s remarks got here after All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi alleged that “one-sided action” is being taken within the Jahangirpuri violence case.

Clashes broke out between two communities throughout a Hanuman Jayanti procession at Jahangirpuri on Saturday, leaving eight police personnel and an area resident injured.

According to police, there was stone-pelting and arson in the course of the clashes and a few automobiles had been additionally torched.

Naqvi stated the culprits have been arrested on the idea of the crime dedicated by them and never on the idea of their creed.

No one ought to be allowed to hurt the concord of society, he stated.

Some individuals are continually engaged in delivering “no-ball of hate” and “hat-trick of hostility”, the minister instructed reporters right here.

The nation and society won’t ever enable such “defeated players” to disturb communal and social concord, Naqvi stated.

He stated these attempting to cover a criminal offense behind “communal cover” wish to create “fear” in society by a “caucus of criminals”.

The syndicate indulging in “political lynching of harmony” won’t ever succeed of their “nefarious designs” to disturb the unity of the nation, Naqvi stated.

“We all have to work together to ensure peace and harmony in society,” he asserted.

The Delhi Police has slapped the stringent National Security Act (NSA) on 5 individuals arrested in reference to the April 16 Jahangirpuri violence.

Police stated amongst these booked beneath the NSA are Ansar, the alleged “main conspirator” behind the violence, and Sonu, who was seen in a video opening fireplace in the course of the clashes.

The different three are Salim, Dilshad and Ahir who’re going through fees beneath the NSA for his or her alleged involvement within the violence, they stated.

According to police, 25 individuals have been arrested and two juveniles apprehended in reference to the clashes.