Greater than 9 months after the arson and violence rocked Atala in Prayagraj, a complete of 128 persons have been charge-sheeted within the case. The accused have been charged with inflicting violence, spreading non secular hatred and conspiring for protests after the prayers over the alleged remarks in opposition to Prophet Mohammad by then BJP nationwide spokesperson Nupur Sharma.
On June 10 final 12 months, Atala witnessed violence and arson after the Friday prayers: policemen have been injured in stone-pelting and a truck and some bikes have been torched.
Following the incident, the Kareli and Khuldabad police registered three FIRs in reference to the violence. The police had initially registered an FIR in opposition to 70 named and 5,000 unidentified persons underneath critical sections of IPC.
Not less than 106 persons, together with the alleged mastermind of the violence Javed Mohd aka Javed Pump, have been arrested in separate raids and jailed. The police invoked NSA in opposition to Javed and his home in Gaus Nagar space was demolished by Prayagraj growth Authority (PDA) crew on June 12.
Within the first section, the police had submitted chargesheet in opposition to 106 accused.
Police officers mentioned that after second section of investigation, recent charge-sheet in opposition to 22 extra persons, together with All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha chief (AIKMS) Ashish Mittal and All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Shah Alam, was filed.
The police later declared rewards of ₹25,000 on corporator Fazal Khan, AIMIM chief Shah Alam, Zeeshan Rehmani, AIKMS chief Ashish Mittal and Umar Khalid, who, it claimed, have been absconding. Nonetheless, they acquired a keep on their arrest from the court docket.