3 including woman, daughter arrested for offering Namaz at UP temple

Bareilly: Police detained a 38-year-old woman and her daughter for offering namaz at a Shiva temple in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh state of India, along with a cleric.

According to Kashmir Media Service, officials said the action was taken after police received a complaint from the Kesarpur village head’s husband, Prem Singh, who said that the incident took place on Friday.

Circle Officer (CO) of the area Gaurav Singh said the woman and her daughter allegedly offered namaz at the temple on the cleric’s advice.

“We have detained one Nazeera (38), her daughter Sabina (19) and cleric Chaman Shah Miyan in a case of hurting religious sentiments,” he said. “The trio has been detained and is being questioned,” he added.

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