“Social Media Influencer and Associate Arrested for Beheading Threats | Karnataka Police”

By | August 9, 2023



A social media influencer and his associate have been arrested in Yadgir district, Karnataka, for posting a video threatening to behead those who insult Prophet Muhammad. The accused, identified as Akbar Syed Bahadur Ali and Mohammad Ayaz, were arrested by the Yadgir Rural police. Hindu organizations and activists have demanded action against the accused. In the video, Ali called for his community to behead those who disrespect Prophet Mohammad. Ayaz also appeared in the video spreading hate messages. A case has been registered under IPC Section 153. IANS reported

A social media influencer and his associate have been apprehended by the Karnataka Police in Yadgir district after they uploaded a video in which they threatened to behead individuals who disrespect Prophet Muhammad. The detained individuals have been identified as Akbar Syed Bahadur Ali, a 23-year-old resident of Ashanala village, and Mohammad Ayaz, a 21-year-old from Hattikuni Cross near Yadgir. The Yadgir Rural police arrested the accused and have filed charges against them under IPC Section 153. Following the videos’ circulation on social media, Hindu organizations and activists demanded action from the Karnataka Police Department. Mohan Gowda, a prominent figure in the Hindu Jana Jagurthi Samithi, also called for Ali to be charged. In the video, Ali urged his community to carry out beheadings against those who disrespect Prophet Mohammad, with Ayaz also appearing in the videos to spread hateful messages..