BJP suspends MLA Raja Singh arrested over alleged feedback on Prophet
The Hyderabad police arrested BJP MLA T Raja Singh Tuesday morning for his alleged derogatory remarks towards the Prophet in a video posted on social media, amid protests towards his feedback throughout the town, mentioned officers.
“We have now acquired a number of complaints. MLA Raja Singh has been apprehended. We are going to replace you concerning the arrest in addition to the sections quickly,” DCP (West Zone) Joel Davis informed indianexpress.com.
Hyderabad police commissioner’s Job Power took Raja Singh into custody from his residence. Officers mentioned they’re additionally knocking down Raja Singh’s video, which Muslim leaders declare insulted their neighborhood.
A defiant Raja Singh, reacting to the FIR registered towards him Tuesday morning, mentioned it was a comedy video aimed towards humorist Faruqui and was not towards any explicit faith or neighborhood.
“I don’t perceive on what foundation the police registered the FIR as a result of I didn’t take the title of any explicit neighborhood. My video was aimed toward Faruqui and I stand by my phrases, and I didn’t harm anybody’s sentiments. This was the primary a part of the video, there shall be a second video too,” he added.
A number of Muslim organisations held protests since Monday night time outdoors quite a few police stations within the metropolis demanding the arrest of the two-time MLA, who mentioned he had posted the video in response to Munawar Faruqui’s present held in Hyderabad Sunday.
BJP suspends MLA Raja Singh for remarks on Prophet Muhammad
The Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) on Tuesday suspended its controversial legislator Raja Singh for making an alleged blasphemous comment towards Prophet Muhammad. The MLA was arrested by the Hyderabad police early within the morning.
In a present trigger discover issued to Raja Singh, Om Pathak, member secretary of BJP central disciplinary committee, mentioned, “You will have categorical views opposite to the celebration’s place on varied issues, which is a transparent violation of structure of the Bharatiya Janata Get together.”
“I’ve been directed to convey to you that pending additional inquiry, you’re suspended from the celebration…” the committee’s discover mentioned, asking Raja Singh to clarify why he shouldn’t be expelled from the celebration inside 10 days.
After the suspension, Raja Singh would even be relieved of his place of the BJP legislative celebration chief.
Raja Singh is the third BJP chief to face motion for his or her remarks towards Prophet Muhammad. Earlier, Delhi BJP media chief Naveen Jindal was expelled, whereas celebration spokesperson Nupur Sharma confronted motion within the final three months.