Mumbai: The FIRs filed against 29 foreign nationals and six Indians in connection with a Tablighi Jamaat gathering in Delhi amidst the coronavirus restrictions in end March has been quashed by the Aurangabad Bench of Bombay High Court. The court reprimanded the media and said that in this case, the Tabliagi Jamaat has been made a 'scapegoat'.
The Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay High Court says that the propaganda has been run to hold the Jamaatis responsible for the spread of Coronavirus. After this decision of the court, MP from Hyderabad and AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi targeted the BJP, he said that this whole propaganda had led to the hatred and violence of Muslims.
Asaduddin Owaisi praised the decision and termed it as a timely decision. He tweeted, 'To save BJP from responsibility, the media made Tabligi Jamaat a scapegoat. This whole propaganda caused the hate and violence of Muslims across the country. On Saturday, the court while hearing the case said, "A big propaganda was launched in print and electronic media against foreigners who came to Delhi's Markaj."
Asaduddin Owaisi said, an attempt was made to create an environment in which foreigners were considered responsible for spreading the COVID-19 infection. Tabligi Jamaat was made the 'goat of the sacrifice'.
The High Court bench said, "The latest data on COVID-19 infection in India shows that such actions should not have been taken against the petitioners." There is a need to repent and take positive steps to compensate the action taken against foreigners.