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Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Uttar Police register FIR against 32 people for hateful posts on social media, 10 arrested

Following Kamlesh Tiwari's death, Islamists had celebrated the brutal murder of Kamlesh Tiwari on social media.

The Uttar Pradesh Police has lodged as many as 32 FIRs in the last 72 hours for spreading hateful on the social media, following the murder of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari.

According to the reports, the Uttar Pradesh police have arrested 10 people and filed FIR against people from different communities across the state for hateful, objectionable and discriminatory comments on social media following the killing of Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari.

The police added that they have also started the process to block 178 social media accounts. In the last 24 hours itself, the police have lodged seven FIRs on serious charges, including promoting enmity on grounds of religion and trying to disturb communal harmony. The police also initiated the process to block 28 social media accounts.

Of the total 32 cases, two FIRs each were lodged in Auraiya and Prayagraj, three each in Lakhimpur Kheri and Kanpur, and one each in Hardoi, Ambedkar Nagar, Pratapgarh, Deoria, Saharanpur, Hameerpur, Rampur, Sitapur, Jalaun, Gonda, Ballia, Jhansi, Aligarh, Balrampur, Bulandshahr, Barabanki, Varanasi and Banda districts. Additionally, four cases have also been lodged by the Cyber Crime Unit.

The Uttar Pradesh police have lodged cases under various sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC), including 295A – deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs, Section 153A – Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, etc., and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony.

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Further, cases have also been registered under Section 295 – Injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class and Section 505(2) – Statements creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes.

Inspector General (Law and Order) Praveen Kumar said that there had been a surfeit of hate posts on the social media after 18 October when Kamlesh Tiwari was killed.

“We have got 178 social media accounts blocked. The social media monitoring cell at the DGP headquarters has been regularly keeping a watch on social media. We cannot allow outbursts that can disturb social harmony,” a senior police official said.

Earlier yesterday, the Uttar Pradesh had registered an FIR against ‘journalist’ Ali Sohrab spewing venom against Hindus after the brutal killing of Hindu leader Kamlesh Tiwari. Following Kamlesh Tiwari’s murder by radical Islamists on Friday, 18th October, Sohrab had posted a tweet expressing delight. In his tweet, Ali Sohrab went on to wish the deceased Kamlesh Tiwari on the occasion of Diwali despite knowing that he is not alive anymore.

Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati, the Mahant of Dasna Devi Mandir, was also booked by UP police for an alleged hate speech after meeting the family of Kamlesh Tiwari in Sitapur.

Kamlesh Tiwari, the Hindu Samaj Party leader was assassinated in Lucknow on October 18 when the assailants came to meet him on the pretext of working for his outfit. He was murdered at his home in Naka Hindola area in Lucknow. The post-mortem report in the Kamlesh Tiwari murder case had revealed that Kamlesh Tiwari was stabbed 15 times and was also once by the Islamists, reports India Today.

Following Kamlesh Tiwari’s death, Islamists had celebrated the brutal murder of Kamlesh Tiwari on social media. Islamists expressed their jubilation over the grisly murder of Tiwari and shared the photo of his murdered dead body, hailing those who committed this horrendous crime.

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