UP cleric receives death threat for criticising Dawat-e-Islami, Udaipur incident | Kanpur News

KANPUR: Questions are being raised over the activities of ‘Dawat-e-Islami’ outfit in Kanpur and its possible connection with the outfits by the same name which is headquartered in Pakistan.
Existence of the outfit in Kanpur raised eyebrows after one of the two perpetrators of the Udaipur terror incident was found to be in touch with ‘Dawat-E-Islami’ in Pakistan.
The president of Kanpur’s Sufi Khanqah Association Mohammed Kausar Hasan Majeedi has now sought a probe into the operations of Dawat-e-Islami in Kanpur. Police said they are looking into Majeedi’s complaint in this regard.
Majeedi, who had made a complaint to the CM office in 2021 regarding a probe into the operations of Dawat-e-Islami in Kanpur, on Thursday received a phone call wherein he was threatened of dire consequence for condemning the Udaipur incident and launching a tirade against Dawat-e-Islami.
In his complaint lodged at Juhi police station, Majeedi stated that on Wednesday he had condemned the Udaipur incident and also raised his voice against Dawat-e-Islami outfit, besides also opposing some anti-nationals on a TV channel following which he was threatened with dire consequences by an unidentified caller on his mobile phone late on Wednesday.
Joint commissioner of police Anand Prakash Tiwari said, “The police is looking into his complaint and action will be taken as per the evidence.”

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