Kashmiri YouTuber arrested for video exhibiting beheading of Nupur Sharma
A Kashmiri Youtuber was arrested by the police in Srinagar on Saturday for making a video that confirmed him beheading an effigy of suspended Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Nupur Sharma, PTI reported.
Faisal Wani was arrested as his video brought about worry and alarm among the many residents, the police stated. An first data report was filed on the Safa Kadal police station in Srinagar. He was arrested below Sections 505 (aspiring to trigger hurt) and 506 (felony intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code.
In the video, Wani had proven the BJP chief’s beheading accompanied by music from a Turkish serial referred to as the Resurrection, The Hindu reported.
The video, posted on his YouTube channel Deep Pain Fitness, went viral. After social media customers referred to as for Wani’s arrest, he deleted the video on Friday evening and apologised on Saturday.
In a brand new video, Wani stated that he respects all religions.
“I had uploaded a video last night about Nupur Sharma,” he added. “It was a VFX [visual effects] video which went viral all over India and implicated an innocent person like me. I never have any intention to hurt any other religion, because Islam teaches us to respect other religions.”
The YouTuber requested his viewers to make the brand new video go viral in order that the general public is aware of he’s sincerely apologetic for his actions.
On May 26, Sharma had made disparaging remarks about Prophet Muhammad throughout a debate on the Times Now tv channel. Naveen Jindal, who was media head of the celebration’s Delhi unit, had additionally posted a tweet on June 1 concerning the Prophet, which he later deleted.
The BJP took no motion towards each the leaders till June 5, when a refrain of diplomatic outrage started. The celebration had then suspended Sharma and expelled Jindal.
Protests erupted in Jammu and Kashmir and a number of other others elements of the nation on Friday over the remarks of the 2 BJP leaders.