According to reports, the local municipality demolished a mosque at Shamshabad with the help of the police. Municipal officials and the RGIA (Cyberabad) police allegedly bulldozed Masjid-e-Khaja Mehmood here on Monday night.
In response to learning of the incident, MBT leader Amjedullah Khan visited the spot and alleged it had been done with a bulldozer. According to him, the local municipal officials demolished the Masjid-e-Khama at 3 in the morning. There is a masjid at Green Avenue colony in Shamshabad.
The mosque at Shamshabad was built three years ago, and five prayers are held there every day. The colony was built on 15 acres, and most of the residents are Muslim. Amjedullah Khan said that Taher Ali and Tayeb Ali of Prestige Infra marked two plots of 250 square yards of land for the mosque in 2016.
Vishal Singh, a local resident in Shamshabad, allegedly approached the court to contest the mosque’s construction, according to Khan. According to the MBT leader, a court case is pending over its legality. Further, he said that locals filed an illegal construction complaint against Vishal Singh.
According to Khan, the TRS government is following in the footsteps of the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. There have been numerous mosques and graveyards demolished in Telangana since the TRS party came to power, he said. As a result of the demolition of the mosque, police presence at the site was reportedly increased in Shamshabad.
No response was received from Shamshabad Municipality Commissioner, Saber Ali and the local police.
In February of this year, the 400-year-old historic Qutub Shahi mosque in Yakutpur village, Shamirpet mandal, was allegedly pulled down by Vinoda Reddy of Alwal.
Officials of the Telangana State Wakf Board have filed a complaint against the demolition of the 400-year-old Qutub Shahi mosque in Shamirpet. The police have filed an FIR and booked cases against the miscreants.
AIMIM Leader Mirza Rahmat Baig and Their Party Workers Have Protested at the Municipal Office at Shamshabad Regarding the Demolition of Masjid E Khaja. and Also the Congress Leader Mohammed Rashid Khan Has Logged Police Complain for the Demolition of Masjid Khaja Before the Sho RGI Police Station Shamshabad and Requested to Investigate the Matter and Take Necessary Action Against the Person, Agencies Involved in the Masjid Demolition
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