Haldwani: Muslim shopkeeper, accused of sending lewd messages to women, apprehended; handed over to police

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Published April 27, 2024 at 1:30pm

    Muslim man used to send lewd messages to women

    He owns a shop that recharges phones

    He was caught by local people; handed over to police

In Haldwani, Uttarakhand, recent events have reignited simmering tensions within the community. Allegations surfaced against a mobile shop owner named Abdul, accusing him of harassing Hindu girls by sending them lewd messages after they visited his shop for recharge. The local community swiftly responded, apprehending Abdul and handing him over to the police, sparking discussions about harassment, religious sensitivities, and the community’s stance against such behavior.

This incident follows a series of volatile events in the region. On 8th February 2024, violent clashes erupted in Haldwani after a court-ordered demolition of an unauthorized madrasa in the Banbhoolpura area, predominantly inhabited by Muslims. Rioters engaged in stone-pelting, arson, and the deployment of petrol bombs, escalating tensions with law enforcement.

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Illegal migration has long been a contentious issue in Uttarakhand, with over 900,000 illegal immigrants of Bangladeshi origin reportedly residing in the state. The encroachment of government land by non-native immigrants, who often construct mosques, minarets, and madrasas without authorization, has exacerbated tensions with the local populace.

These incidents echo past confrontations, such as the Supreme Court’s intervention in December 2022 to halt the removal of illegal structures housing thousands of illegal immigrants from railway land in Haldwani station. As the community grapples with socio-religious tensions and concerns over illegal migration, authorities are tasked with maintaining peace and addressing underlying grievances to foster harmony in the region.

Haldwani: Muslim shopkeeper, accused of sending lewd messages to women, apprehended; handed over to police

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    Muslim man used to send lewd messages to women

    He owns a shop that recharges phones

    He was caught by local people; handed over to police

In Haldwani, Uttarakhand, recent events have reignited simmering tensions within the community. Allegations surfaced against a mobile shop owner named Abdul, accusing him of harassing Hindu girls by sending them lewd messages after they visited his shop for recharge. The local community swiftly responded, apprehending Abdul and handing him over to the police, sparking discussions about harassment, religious sensitivities, and the community’s stance against such behavior.

This incident follows a series of volatile events in the region. On 8th February 2024, violent clashes erupted in Haldwani after a court-ordered demolition of an unauthorized madrasa in the Banbhoolpura area, predominantly inhabited by Muslims. Rioters engaged in stone-pelting, arson, and the deployment of petrol bombs, escalating tensions with law enforcement.

Also Read: Lok Sabha polls 2024: BJP’s Sudhakar in trouble over whatsapp message seeking officer’s help to save seized Rs 4.8 cr cash

Illegal migration has long been a contentious issue in Uttarakhand, with over 900,000 illegal immigrants of Bangladeshi origin reportedly residing in the state. The encroachment of government land by non-native immigrants, who often construct mosques, minarets, and madrasas without authorization, has exacerbated tensions with the local populace.

These incidents echo past confrontations, such as the Supreme Court’s intervention in December 2022 to halt the removal of illegal structures housing thousands of illegal immigrants from railway land in Haldwani station. As the community grapples with socio-religious tensions and concerns over illegal migration, authorities are tasked with maintaining peace and addressing underlying grievances to foster harmony in the region.

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