Gulbarga |DD NewsDesk: On September 11, 2017 A FIR was registered under section 153A, 295, 295A, 354A, 34 of IPC, and 66A of IT Act against Ashok Bhargav (Facebook User) in Chowk Police Station, Gulbarga, Karnataka for Insulting of Islam, Abused Muslim women & made sexual remark and for using degoratory words against Prophet Mohammed S.A.W. (peace be upon him). The Case was registered on basis of the complaint of Mr Riaz Khateeb a Young RTI and Social Activist. The Accused , Ashok Bhargava is said to be a resident of Raniwara a City in Jalore District of Rajasthan state in India.
A cursory look at the profile of Ashok Bhargav, He appeared too be a Supporter of Narendra Modi and had shared a few insulting posts about the Nehru-gandhi Family. the account hovewer is rarely updated. only few a posts were shown , and they tend to be either Anti–Nehru or pro-Modi.
Mr Riaz Said “A video posted on September 8, 2017 on Facebook by Gulbarga Live (News Portal), which was regarding a protest held by All the Gulbarga Social Organizations against RSN Singh (Ex-RAW officer), who insulted Prophet Mohammed S.A.W. (peace be upon him). In the video posted comments section many people gave their opinions regarding the same, some were in support and some were against, but a person named Ashok Bhargav (Facebook User) went beyond limits to insult Islam and our beloved Prophet Mohammed S.A.W. (peace be upon him). All of his comments were harsh and intentional to defame Islam and our beloved Prophet Mohammed S.A.W. (peace be upon him).”
When this issue was brought to the knowledge of Mr. Jayaprakash Jp, The Additional Superintendent of Police & Mr. Shashi Kumar, The Superintendent of Police, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) District, They immediately acted & took action against the culprit Ashok Bhargav and directed the Police Inspector (Rajashekar Haligodi) to register the FIR and Block the Facebook User Ashok Bhargav quickly to avoiding law and order issue, so that the peace and communal harmony is maintained in the society.
“This FIR is a lesson to those who uses social media as a weapon to spread hatred among the religion and society.” Said a satisfied Mr Riaz Khateeb
“Its my humble request to all the religion people and especially youths, those who are using social media, not to indulge in such an activity that could hurt the sentiments of other religion and it will only creates enmity between different groups on grounds of religion and in the society. The Social media is for connecting the people with different belief but not to disconnect & spread hatred in the society. So we must use social media for spreading knowledge, good awareness, love & peace, and we must proud for living in a peaceful democratic country.” he advised the people using social media .
“Even our beloved Prophet Muhammad S.A.W (Peace be upon him) teaches love, peace and compassion for every human being, no matter their religion in the society. The Quran provides an environment where people can fully enjoy freedom of thought and freedom of religion and allows people to live by the faith and values they believe in. According to Islam, everyone has the right to live freely by his beliefs, whatever they may be. Anyone who wants to support a church, a synagogue or a mosque must be free to do so. In this sense, freedom of religion, or freedom of belief, is one of the basic tenets of Islam. There is always freedom of religion wherever the moral values of the Qur’an prevail.” He added .
reacting on the way intolerance has risen in the society due to Social media he said “Mahatma Gandhi Ji (Father of Nation) Said; I came to the conclusion long ago that all religions were true and also that all had some error in them, and while I hold by my own religion, I should hold other religions as dear as Hinduism. So we can only pray, if we were Hindus, not that a Christian should become a Hindu; but our innermost prayer should be that a Hindu should become a better Hindu, a Muslim a better Muslim, and a Christian a better Christian.”
Finally , thanking the police department of Swift action in this regards he praised their efforts and said he was satisfied with their reaction on this matter and hoped that the culprit will be thought a good lesson “On behalf of the Entire Muslim Community, My heartfelt thanks to the Gulbarga Police Department for promptly acting and taking action against the culprit. My special thanks to Mr. Jayaprakash Sir, The Additional Superintendent of Police, Mr. Shashi Kumar, The Superintendent of Police, KalaburagiDist., and the Police Inspector, Mr. Rajashekar Haligodi. My big salute to these Honest, sincere and secular officers. Note: I request each and everyone, Please do not spread hatred but spread peace, love and happiness in the society and work for the development of the country and the society.