UP: Three including Bareilly Imam booked for threatening triple-talaq victim
UP's Bareilly Shahar Imam, who issued a fatwa against a triple-talaq victim, and two others have been booked on charges of threatening the woman. An FIR was registered yesterday on the basis of a complaint by the triple talaq victim Nida Khan at the Baradari police-station in Bareilly against her husband Sheeran Raza Khan, Shahar Imam Mufti Mohammad Khurshid Alam and Mufti Afzal Rizvi.
Case lodged for outraging religious feelings, malicious acts
The case was registered under IPC sections related to deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion, statements conducing to public mischief and intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace.
Security of Khan beefed up after Imam issues fatwa
On July 16, at a press conference in Bareilly, the Imam of Jama Masjid said a fatwa has been issued against Nida Khan for speaking against Islam and its practices. After the fatwa, the security of Khan, who is the chairperson of Ala Hazrat Helping Society, was stepped up. She had also come out in support of a nikah halala victim in the district.