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SIT configured to investigate cases

Haridwar: Karan Singh Nagnyal, Deputy Inspector Garwar, said on Sunday that a five-member special investigation team (SIT) was formed to investigate the hate speech case in Haridwar.

He also said the team was headed by SP-level officers.

Two more names (Yati Narasimhanand, Sindhu Sagar) were added to the FIR submitted on Saturday in connection with the recent Dharma Sansad, where hate speeches in Haridwar were allegedly given to Islam.

Section 295 of the Indian Criminal Code (destruction, place of worship or damage to sacred things) has also been added to the FIR separately from Section 153A (promotion of hostility between different groups due to religion, race, place of birth or place of birth). I did. , language).

Shekhar Suyal, Haridwar Circle Officer, gave the PTI the name of Yati Narasimhanand, the priest of the Dasna Temple in Ghaziabad, the organizer of the event, and the Prophet Sindhu Sagar was added to the FIR.
A highly provocative speech instigating violence against Islam was allegedly given by attendees of a three-day event held at Vedniketandam in Haridwar from December 16th to 19th.

However, authorities refused to explain why the new section was added to the FIR and said it was part of an investigation that could not be shared over the phone.

Adding two new names to FIR brings the number of people booked in this case to five so far. The other is Waseem Rizvi’s aliases Jitendra Tyagi, Sadhvi Annapurna, Dharamdas, Yati Narasimhanand, and Sindhu Sagar.

Yati Narasim Hanand, the controversial priest of the Dasna Temple, has been out of the scope of the investigation so far.

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https://www.siasat.com/haridwar-hate-speeches-sit-constituted-to-probe-the-case-2251483/ SIT configured to investigate cases

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