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Tripura police ebook two Delhi-based journalists for ‘instigating’ communal enmity | Agartala Information

AGARTALA: Tripura police have prevented the departure journey of two Delhi-based journalists on Sunday who’ve been served discover early this morning to seem for recording their statements. The journalists recognized as – Sammriddhi Ok Sakunia and Swarna Jha, arrived on Thursday to cowl the reported communal pressure within the state.
They’d visited Kakraban of Udaipur in Gomati district upon arrival adopted by bordering minority-dominated localities of West Tripura and Sepahijala districts. Later, they went to Fatikroy beneath Unokoti district on Saturday the place an under-construction mosque within the Pal Bazar space was allegedly vandalised by some Hindu group, supply stated.
In line with police, Fatikroy police station has registered FIR in opposition to Sammriddhi and Swarna on Saturday evening following a few particular complaints about instigating native Muslims and compelled them to make a press release in opposition to Viswa Hindu Parisad (VHP) that Pal Bazar mosque was set on fire-raising ‘Jai Sree Ram’ slogan on Oct 23 final.
In the meantime, each the journalists had left the district and lodged in a resort at North Tripura district headquarters Dharmanagar. Police rushed to the resort at evening to serve them discover beneath Part 153-A for indulging enmity between totally different teams on grounds of faith and beneath Part 120 (B) of IPC being part of hatching prison conspiracy however they didn’t obtain the discover at evening.
“As a substitute, they made a cellphone name to a lawyer in Delhi claiming to speak to Kapil Sibal. They had been planning to catch an area prepare early within the morning to Agartala for his or her ahead journey to Delhi. However the police stopped them within the resort. After a while, an advocate got here, after which they acquired the discover and we allowed them to journey to Agartala the place they should deposit their assertion on Nov 21,” stated a senior police officer.
Allegedly, the story of burning the Quran in a mosque at Kakraban in Gomati district was cooked up by the accused journalists, which led to the violence in Maharashtra for the final two days. Police claimed that the journalists are additionally a part of the group who has been visiting the state for the final two weeks in teams and spreading false details about communal violence.
Referring to police allegation, Swarna Jha claimed in a collection of tweets that they spoke to locals concerning the injury to a mosque and shared a duplicate of the FIR that talked about a rally by VHP in one other tweet the place she elaborated the claims of the locals linked to the right-wing group, which had been believed to be the indulgence in triggering communal violence in Amravati district of Maharashtra on Saturday.

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