A number of unnamed individuals have been booked for providing namaz exterior two mosques within the outdated metropolis space in violation of prohibitory orders on Eid final week, police stated on Friday.
Metropolis Superintendent Police Kuldeep Singh Gunawat instructed the media that clerics had assured the district authorities forward of Eid that nobody shall be allowed to supply prayers on roads exterior mosques.
“Regardless of such assurances numerous folks provided prayers on the highway exterior the Eidgah floor beneath Delhi Gate Police Station and one other mosque in a locality beneath Kotwali police station,” stated the officer, including, the FIRs have been lodged on April 26.
Police are reviewing video footage of the day to determine those that participated within the exterior prayers.
Earlier police in Kanpur stated they’ve booked greater than 2,000 folks on comparable fees in three FIRs.
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