Muslim shopkeeper arrested for selling chicken in UP, India


Lucknow, July 05 (KMS): A Muslim was arrested for allegedly selling chicken on a piece of paper having pictures of Hindu deities in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

The incident took place when some people complained that Talib Hussain was selling chicken at his shop on a piece of paper carrying pictures of Hindu deities in Sambhal area of the state.

Police attacked Hussain, beat him up and arrested him.

It is worth mentioning here that Muslims in India, particularly in Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh are frequently harassed by police and Hindutva gangs on one pretext or another.