Police passed an order under section 144 barring the televangelist from entering the city

Mangaluru man booked for derogatory post on police commissioner over Zakir NaikImage: Mangaluru city police/ Facebook
news Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 09:51

Mangaluru police have booked a suo motu case against a man for writing derogatory post on the city police commissioner and his family after the police banned Dr Zakir Naik from entering the city.

A man named Akbar Kudroli, who is reportedly and NRI, posted derogatory comments against Mangaluru police commissioner S. Murugan and his family, reported The Hindu.

The post was reportedly written on a Facebook account called Muslim Yuva Sena started by Kudroli.

This came two days after the police passed an order under section 144 barring the televangelist from entering the city from December 31 to January 6, 2016.

Dr. Zakir Naik, who is a well-known Islamic orator and founder of Mumbai-based Islamic Research Foundation, was to deliver a talk on the topic -“What Is Islam” in a convention organised by South Karnataka Salafi Movement (SKSM) scheduled for January 3 at Nehru Maidan in the city.

A day after the police passed the order against Naik’s entry, they also banned Vishwa Hindu Parishad president Praveen Togadia from entering the city. He was to attend a convention on January 3 organised by members of Mangaluru Bajrang Dal to discuss various issues pertaining to cow slaughter, love jihad and attacks on Hindu activists.

This is an aggregated report from The Hindu



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