SRINAGAR — A man has been arrested for throwing a Quran Sharif into water at Gojwara locality of Srinagar, police said on Saturday.
The sacrilege incident took place at Khan Masjid in Gojwara area of the city.
Police said that the accused person namely Irshad Ahmad Mir of Maloora Srinagar was arrested in overnight raids for throwing a Quran Sharif into water.
The person seems of unsound mind, police said adding that a case has been registered in Nowhatta Police Station under relevant sections.
“An Incident of sacrilege took place in Khan Masjid Gojwara, wherein a person threw Quran Sharif in water. Accused namely Irshad Ahmad Mir of Maloora srinagar arrested in overnight raids. The person seems of unsound mind. Case registered in Nowhatta PS under relevant sections,” Srinagar Police tweeted on its official Twitter handle. — (KIMS)