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One picture, lands UP youth in jail

[ March 30, 2017 ]

Jhabua, UP: A Muslim youth in his late 20s lands himself in trouble after posting an image of a sadhu buying meat.

According to The Indian Express report, Atik Afzal Khan, a BMHS practitioner is a resident of Kailash Marg in Jhabua town had shared the image on his Facebook page on Monday with the caption:

“Rahim ki dukan se Ram hari sabjiya kharidte hue, ek durlabh tasvir (Ram buys green vegetable from Rahim’s shop, a rare photograph).

On Tuesday, Kotwali police based on the complaint lodged by one Anil Hemraj Prajapati, 21, arrested Atik and booked him under Section 505 (2) of the IPC.

He will be produced before a local court that sent him to judicial custody.

Following the crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses by Adityanath government which adversely hit the livelihood of lakhs of people in Uttar Pradesh, the meat sellers across the state announced indefinite strike.