Prayer activities disrupted at Jalandhar mosque

Communal tensions had arisen after a few people of the Fatehpur village, jalandhar, Punjab, tried to obstruct Muslims from praying. According to the reporting agency UNI, this was reportedly in response to the attack on Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan. The Police have arrested 2 people in this matter. On Sunday, The Imam of the Quba mosque Mazhar Ali told that some boys tried to obstruct Muslims from offering namaz and verbally abused them. He further told that when the case came to light, the Police Deputy Commissioner Balkar Singh mediated between both the groups and abated the tensed situation.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Place of worship Was cross FIR filed 0
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Role of police Need confirmation :The Deputy Commissioner of Police mediated between both the groups and subsided the tension. Current status Not known
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Date of incident: January 04, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious infrastructure/Festivals/worship
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Harassment
  • Hate Speech
  • Causal factors
  • Hurting religious sentiments
  • Name of the victim : Undisclosed
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Punjab
    District/City Jalandhar
    Party In Power / Incidents INC - Indian National Congress
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