Akhtar took to Twitter to say that he was shocked by the “silence” that existed on these points.
“There’s a web-based public sale of lots of of girls, there’s the so-called Dharma Sangsad, the military is advising the police and the individuals to go for the bloodbath of about 200 MLN Indians. The 76-year-old tweeted.
Akhtar additionally remarked at a spiritual gathering in Haridwar final month that the general public was outraged by the hate speech uttered by some members in opposition to Muslims. A second FIR has been lodged in opposition to 10 individuals concerned within the incident on Monday.
Akhtar’s son, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar additionally tweeted in opposition to the “pathological” act of holding girls within the ‘public sale’, which was first printed on Saturday.
“It is a pity! Ask the authorities to take swift and drastic motion in opposition to these behind this heinous act,” Farhan tweeted on Sunday.
A number of different Bollywood personalities, together with actor Swara Bhaskar, Richa Chadda, Shruti Seth and screenwriter Varun Grover, have additionally commented on the problem, calling it “disgusting”.
Grover stated focusing on Muslims within the nation is systematic and intentional.
“Islamophobia just isn’t the proper phrase for what we see as we speak. Phobias, although irrational, nonetheless have the ingredient of doubt, the exterior set off, the potential remedy.
The screenwriter tweeted, “Genocide calls, auctions intentional, undoubtedly hate information TV help and system help”.
On Monday, Delhi Police sought particulars from the GitHub platform concerning the developer of the controversial ‘Bully Purchase’ app and wrote on Twitter for details about the account handler who first posted about it.
After demanding motion in opposition to these behind the app, IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnav stated on Sunday that the federal government was working with the police in Delhi and Mumbai, the place instances have been filed.
He added that GitHub had blocked the person who uploaded the app and that the Laptop Emergency Response Crew (CERT), the nation’s nodal company for cybersecurity and the police had been coordinating additional motion.
On Monday, a senior Delhi Police official stated, “As a part of our investigation into the matter, we wrote on Twitter asking for details about the primary dealt with account deal with on the ‘Bully Purchase’ app.”
“To learn the way the individual involved noticed the applying for the criticism of writing offensive content material about girls in a selected neighborhood.”
The event got here after Delhi Police on Saturday night time lodged an FIR in opposition to unknown people for allegedly importing an image of a feminine journalist’s physician on a web site. The journalist filed a web-based criticism and shared a duplicate on Twitter.
A case was lodged with the cyber police within the southeastern district on Saturday night time, police stated. No arrests have been made within the case thus far and an investigation is underway, they stated.
In July final yr, a case was filed by the Delhi Police Cyber Cell when it obtained related allegations about an unidentified group importing photos of Muslim girls within the ‘Sulli Offers’ cell software.
Police officers say an investigation is below manner, however declined to present particulars. PTI JUR BK RDS RDS