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J&K: Man arrested for sacrilege at Srinagar mosque

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Srinagar Police detained a man on Saturday in connection with an incident of suspected desecration at a mosque in the city.

Quran was allegedly thrown into the river in a sacrilegious event at Khan Masjid Gojwara, according to the police. The event happened in a mosque in the Srinagar district’s Gojwara neighbourhood.

“Irshad Ahmad Mir, the accused, was captured during nocturnal operations in Maloora, Srinagar. The accused appeared to be mentally unstable, “police reported.

A case was opened in accordance with the pertinent laws at the Nowhatta police station. Further inquiry is going on.

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