Friday prayers: Safety tightened in districts of Agra, Aligarh zones

Safety has been tightened within the districts of Agra and Aligarh zones for guaranteeing peaceable conduct of Friday ‘namaz’ with particular deal with delicate districts of Aligarh, Firozabad and Hathras, which noticed protests after prayers final Friday, in response to individuals acquainted with the matter.

Firozabad district of Agra zone and Hathras and Aligarh districts of Aligarh zone witnessed random protests after Juma namaz final Friday through the protests in opposition to the controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammed made by two former BJP spokespersons. Instances have been registered and arrests have been made in all three districts. The Aligarh police have booked these bringing youngsters in entrance of the protests whereas Firozabad police have requested glass manufacturing facility house owners to not give jobs to these having a infamous previous.

A parade was carried out right now at police traces in Agra, the place about 350 civil policemen and recruits participated below the supervision of SSP Agra, Sudhir Kumar Singh they usually moved for foot patrolling in delicate areas of Agra metropolis with the SSP main the fleet.

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“The route march and foot patrolling have been performed in delicate areas inside limits of Mantola, Rakabganj, Sadar, Shahganj and Shahganj police station. We interacted with locals and appealed to them to not fall prey to any provocative posts on social media and depart for his or her work or residence after providing Friday ‘namaz’,” mentioned Sudhir Kumar Singh.

The Firozabad police have ready a database of the employees at glass factories and are keeping track of these looking for depart for Friday. Final Friday, 80% of the glass items couldn’t operate as many labourers selected to not be part of the work.

In a late-night improvement on Thursday, the Shahar Mufti at Aligarh made a video attraction to Muslims to return residence after providing Friday ‘namaz’.

“Don’t collect on roads to kind the group after providing Friday ‘namaz’. Don’t pay heed to rumours and be not the a part of uncalled for crowd or gathering after providing ‘namaz,” mentioned the veteran Muslim spiritual head.

SSP Aligarh, Kalanidhi Naithani warned that these indulging in posting provocative and communally delicate messages might be booked below part 505/153A/295A/298 of the Indian Penal Code apart from inviting motion below the Nationwide Safety Act.

“We’re all right here for the regulation abiding and peace-loving denizens and handful of anti-social components is not going to be allowed to trigger any hurt to cities or law-abiding residents,” mentioned Rajeev Krishna, further director heneral (ADG), Agra Zone, which incorporates 4 districts of Aligarh and 4 districts of Agra division.

In the meantime, inspector common (Agra Vary), Nachiketa Jha reached Firozabad and joined the flag march organised in delicate localities of the glass metropolis of Firozabad. The personnel of the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) have been deployed in delicate areas. ITBP has joined three corporations of PAC and about 2,000 cops of the state police to maintain vigil in Firozabad right now.

An identical alert was seen in districts of Hathras, Mainpuri, Etah, Kasganj, Mathura of Agra Zone on Friday with power deployed in delicate areas.

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