Man tear Holy Quran to make bank challans in Mysuru, arrested

Mysuru: In a bid to save money, a printing press owner in Mysuru torn up the Holy Quran and printed the bank deposit challans.

According to One India report, the arrested man identified as Naveen Kumar had confessed to cut the copies of the Holy Book of Muslims to make bank challans and supplying it to Canara Bank’s branch at Shivaji Road, in Mysuru’s K R Mohalla.

When the Muslim customers visited the bank, they were shocked to found the phrases from the Holy Qur’an on the rear side of the printed forms.

The members from Muslim community expressed displeasure over the bank officials for failing to realise the error and staged a protest demanding stern action against the negligence.

Police reached the scene and appealed to people to maintain calm and peace ensuring that appropriate action will be taken against those involved in the case without any partiality.