Kanpur police nabbed yet another significant suspect in the deadly fights that erupted between two groups in the city after Friday prayers on June 3 over the market closure issue.
The apprehended suspect has been identified as Nizam Qureshi of Kanpur, the President of Jamiatul Quresh. Qureshi was frequently spotted with other suspects, according to the police.
According to the police, Hayat Jaffar Hashmi and Hafiz Faisal Zafri Qureshi were asked to stop meeting with Hayat during a meeting at Akbar Azam Hall on June 1.
A special investigating team attended the violent scene on June 8 and collected evidence.
In connection with the event, all of the defendants, including key conspirator Hayat Zafar Hashmi, were sentenced to a 14-day court remand on Sunday. They were transported to Kanpur District Jail by police after being placed on a 14-day remand.
The primary offender in the Kanpur violence case, Hayat Jaffar Hashmi, was detained along with three other masterminds earlier on Saturday, according to the Uttar Pradesh Police.
Furthermore Kanpur Police Commissioner Vijay Singh Meena, “We’ll look into whether they have any ties to PFI. The Gangster Act would be used to pursue action against NSA and their assets.”
Hayat Jaffar Hashmi, Javed Ahmed Khan, Mohammad Rahil, and Mohammad Suffian were the four people arrested.
“They’re all members of the Maulana Ali Jauhar Fans Association. We will also petition the court to remand them for 14 days ” stated Meena.
On June 5, the district police had placed all of the defendants in the District jail for a 14-day judicial remand, including major conspirator Hayat Zafar Hashmi.
Meanwhile, as per authorities, the violence began when some people attempted to close establishments that were opposed by the other group. The conflicts resulted in the injuries of two people and one police officer.