New Delhi: Hindu Army chief Shushil Tiwari was arrested for allegedly raising slogans calling for Muslim genocide, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
The police reportedly questioned Tiwari, a resident of Lucknow, on Friday night and then arrested him.
Apart from shouting the slogans, Tiwari also mobilised people for the event, The Indian Express quoted a police official as saying.
Slogans like ‘jab mulle kate jaenge Ram Ram chillaenge [when Muslims will be killed they will shout Ram, Ram]’ were raised at a protest organised by BJP leader and Supreme Court lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay on 8 August. Hate speeches were also made at the event.
A journalist associated with National Dastak was also forced to chant Jai Shri Ram by a mob but he refused to do so.