Mahant gives rape threat to Muslim women: A video of a hate speech given by Mahant in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh is becoming very viral and people are expressing outrage over this video. In view of the increasing resentment among the people, now the police has asked to investigate and take action.
In fact, in a viral video, the Hindu Mahant is seen purportedly threatening to kidnap and rape Muslim women while addressing a gathering outside a mosque in Sitapur district. He is heard saying that if someone harass a girl in a Muslim area, he will kidnap Muslim women and rape them in public. At the same time, the crowd is cheering him by raising slogans of “Jai Shri Ram”. In this video of hate speech, a policeman can also be seen in the background. This video was tweeted by fact-checker Mohammad Zubair.
The two-minute video containing the hate speech is said to have been recorded on April 2, when a man identified as Mahant Bajrang Muni Das of Maharishi Shri Laxman Das Udasi Ashram in Khairabad town took out a procession on the occasion of Navratri and Hindu New Year. It is alleged that when the procession reached near a mosque, the said person started giving hate speech on loudspeaker. In the video, the said person is heard saying, “I am telling you this with all my love that if even a single Hindu girl is molested by you in Khairabad, I will bring your daughter and daughter-in-law out of your house and rape her.”
Mahant has also alleged conspiracy to murder and said that an amount of Rs 28 lakh has been collected for this. At the same time, the reaction of many people is also coming on this video and people are demanding action against the religious leader. People have asked the United Nations human rights body and the National Commission for Women to conduct an inquiry, demanding strict intervention in this matter.
Sitapur Police has started investigation by Additional Superintendent of Police (North) Rajiv Dixit after the video surfaced on social media. The police said that legal action will be ensured as per law on the basis of the facts and evidence revealed in the investigation.
It was written by tweeting on behalf of Sitapur Police that investigation by Additional Superintendent of Police North is in vogue. Based on the facts and evidence received, legal action will be ensured as per law.