Hindutva outfits forced Muslims to pull down masjid minaret in Shahjahanpur

Alwar, Mewat: Local Hindutva organisations objected on the construction of a 30 feet high masjid minaret in Shahjahanpur, Alwar. Later they pressurized Muslims and forced them to raze down the minaret. Murder attempt was made against one of the responsible personality Dr Fatah Mohammed, while he was going to his house from the clinic run in one of the shops at Masjid.

Dr Fatah Mohammed’s wife filed an FIR in the local police station. Based on which 2 boys were arrested. But in the morning people belonging to Hindutva outfits barged into the police station against the arrest following which the two attackers were released.

Jamiat Ulama Alwar president Mohammed Haneef Alwari met SHO SDM, Collector Alwar and SP Alwar and apprised them of the issue and requested them to prevent the dismantling of the minaret by submitting them memorandum. Despite that, the minaret was completely demolished. Police forced Muslims to write that the minaret was demolished because it was wrongly installed.