Police arrests Irshad in Bulandshahr for urinating on Shivling of famous temple

The police in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr has arrested a man named ‘Irshad’ alias Irani after he was caught red-handedly while urinating on Shivling in a Mahadev temple in city’s Jahangirabad neighbourhood. Irshad was caught by local Bajrang Dal activists, who handed him over to police.

In a report by Sudarshan News, the Bajrang Dal member Yatinder Gehna said, “A Muslim man named Irani was caught red-handed peeing on the Shivling of the ancient Shiv Temple in old mandi of Jahangirabad area. He was often found lurking around the temple premises. People here are angry with his act. He has fled from the place. A police complaint had been filed against him and he has been nabbed from his house.”

Confirming that the incident did take place, police said that Section 295(Injuring or defiling a place of worship with the intent to insult a religion) and Section 153A(Promoting enmity between different religious groups) and has been immediately sent to jail.

The incident comes days after a temples was desecrated in Chandni Chowk area of Delhi by a Muslim mob.