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Three arrested for dishonouring tricolour in UP

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012 - 15:15

Sitapur: Three persons were arrested
for allegedly dishonouring the tricolour at a minority
educational institution here, police said on Saturday.

Principal Arabia Faizul Uloom Eklakh Ahmad and his cousin
Mohammad Hasim were arrested yesterday after it was reported
that the national flag was left lying on the floor of the
institution for hours, they said.

While a complaint against Hasim was lodged for allegedly
throwing the flag on the ground, the principal was arrested
for taking no action despite the issue coming to his notice,
police said, adding that another person named Mohammad Javed
was also arrested in this connection.

The three were booked under the Prevention Of Insults To
National Honour Act.


First Published: Saturday, January 28, 2012 - 15:15

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