3 held in Malegaon for communal coronavirus-NRC link video

Mumbai, Apr 4 () Three people were arrested incommunally sensitive Malegaon township in Maharashtra's Nashikfor a coronavirus rant video which they uploaded on Tiktok,police said on Saturday.

In the video, the three accused are seen claiming thatthose who were demanding documents from people for theNational Register of Citizens were now being made to pay byGod through the novel coronavirus.

An Azadnagar police station official identified thethree as Abdul Rahim Qureshi (27), Sayyad Ali (23) and SufiyanShaikh Mukhtar (24).

"They are residents of Raunaknagar in Malegaon. Theyhave been remanded in police custody for promoting enmityamong people," he said. DCBNM BNM
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