Woman, daughter detained after offering namaz at a temple in Bareillytext_fields
Bareilly, UP: A 38-year-old woman and her daughter were detained on Sunday, according to the police, for reportedly performing namaz at a Shiva temple in the area. In relation to the event, a clergyman was also detained.
Prem Singh, the husband of the village head of Kesarpur, reportedly filed a complaint after the incident, alleging that it happened on Friday, prompting police officers to take action.
Circle Officer (CO) of the area Gaurav Singh said the woman and her daughter allegedly offered namaz at the temple on the cleric's advice.
We have detained one Nazeer (38), her daughter Sabina (19), and cleric Chaman Shah Miyan in a case of hurting religious sentiments," he said.
Police have filed an FIR on charges of outraging religious feelings of a community and criminal conspiracy and have launched an investigation.
"All three have been detained and are being questioned," he added.
With inputs from PTI