SIT starts investigation in conversion bid row | Kanpur News


Kanpur: Director general (DG) CB-CID GL Meena, accompanied by ADG Zone Bhanu Bhaskar, arrived at the Circuit House to investigate the viral videos related to senior IAS officer Mohammad Iftikharuddin on Wednesday.
The two senior police officers have been appointed as the members of the Special Investigating Team (SIT) constituted by the state government on Tuesday with regard to the case.
Talking to reporters, Meena said that he has received some videos from the media and has started investigation into the allegations against the IAS officer.
“We have also sought inputs from the Commissionerate Police, and a report will be submitted within the stipulated time fixed by the government,” said Meena further.
To recall, the state government on Tuesday ordered a probe by SIT into the videos that went viral on the social media wherein the senior IAS officer Mohammad Iftikharuddin, presently posted as chairman of Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC), is seen telling people benefits of adopting Islam as a religion.
The video is said to be a religious event that took place when the IAS officer was posted as divisional commissioner, Kanpur.
The purported videos also feature a religious leader sitting beside the IAS officer.
In another video, Iftikharuddin is seen sitting on the ground while a Muslim speaker is purportedly giving radical lessons at his residence.





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