Case filed against madrasa teachers after video shows them preventing children from reciting anthem

The video of Maulana Zubaid Ansari of madrasa Arbia Ahle Sunnat stopping the children from singing the anthem during the I-Day function after unfurling of the tricolour went viral in the district yesterday.

Press Trust of India
Maharajganj, Publish Date: Aug 16 2018 3:26PM | Updated Date: Aug 16 2018 3:26PM
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A case of treason has been filed against three teachers of a madrasa here after a video purportedly showed them stopping children from singing the anthem during the I-Day function, the police said today.

The video of Maulana Zubaid Ansari of madrasa Arbia Ahle Sunnat stopping the children from singing the anthem during the I-Day function after unfurling of the tricolour went viral in the district yesterday.

District Magistrate Amarnath Upadhaya ordered an inquiry by district minorities officer Prabhat Kumar and a case was lodged against three teachers under various sections of the IPC, including treason.

One of the teachers has been arrested and a hunt was on to nab the remaining two, police said.

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