A Muslim man called Imran has been arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police on that charge of attempting to create communal tension in Delhi. According to a report by Jagran, Imran, along with his friends Parvez, Lukmaan and Inshallahum had conspired to create communal disharmony on the day of Holi.
According to the Jagran report, during interrogation, Imran has admitted that on the day of Holi, he had deliberately slaughtered a cow in Delhi’s Harsh Vihaar to incite communal tension between Hindus and Muslims.
It is also being reported that Imran has a criminal background and currently the Delhi police is in the process of interrogating him.
Imran comes from a family that has traders and businessmen who deal in selling cows and buffaloes.
On 23rd March 2019, Navbharat Times had reported that body parts of slaughtered animals were found in a farm in Harsh Vihar. Some women had found the body parts in the farm on Holi. The body parts were reportedly found only 500 meters away from the Harsh Vihar police station.
After the women found the slaughtered animals on Holi, a businessman from the area called Deepak Mawi alerted the police. He informed the police that the body parts of slaughtered animals were found on the boundary wall of Arora Farmhouse.
In fact, reports indicate that after the slaughtered animals were found, a large crowd had gathered in the area who were visibly enraged by the situation. The police informed the nearby police stations as well and the Rapid Action Force was deployed in the area.
According to reports, the police spoke to the agitated crowd and pacified them. The police then filed a case under IPC section 429 and started their investigation.