The Uttar Pradesh ATS on Thursday were given a 10-day remand of Islamic student Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui, who was once arrested for working a “conversion syndicate”. The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) had arrested Siddiqui on Tuesday for unlawful conversion of folks to Islam. Siddiqui was once produced in a court docket on Wednesday and the ATS had sought a 10-day custody to probe the case, ADG (Regulation and Order) Prashant Kumar stated.
The Particular Further District and Consultation Court docket (NIA/ATS) awarded the custody after going via proof introduced by way of the prosecution, the officer stated. The remand length will get started at 10 am from September 24.
Maulana Siddiqui will likely be interrogated to get additional info from him about his hyperlinks, he stated. Siddiqui, a well known Islamic student from Meerut, was once arrested 3 months after Delhi’s Jamia Nagar citizens Mufti Qazi Jahangir Alam Qasmi and Mohammad Umar Gautam have been apprehended by way of the ATS.
Qasmi and Gautam have been working Islamic Dawah Centre, an outfit allegedly running at the ISI investment for changing deaf-mute scholars to Islam, in keeping with officers. The ATS has thus far arrested 10 folks in reference to the conversion racket, Kumar stated.
The ones arrested have been booked beneath related sections of the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Illegal Conversion of Faith Act, 2020 and the Indian Penal Code, as in keeping with officers.