Jitendra Narayan Tyagi: Jitendra Narayan Tyagi alias Waseem Rizvi, who converted from a Muslim to a Hindu, has surrendered before the court. He has said that he has become alone in this fight.
Jitendra Narayan Tyagi aka Wasim Rizvi is once again in the news. He has said that after adopting Hinduism, he has become completely alone. Everyone has left his side in his fight. But he is still happy to return home.
surrendered in court
Jitendra Narayan Tyagi alias Waseem Rizvi, an accused in the hate speech case, surrendered in a Haridwar court on Friday on completion of his interim bail. Tyagi surrendered in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Haridwar from where he was sent to judicial custody.
Threats to life from extremists
Before surrendering, converting from Muslim to Hindu, Tyagi once again threatened his life with Muslim fundamentalists and ‘Sar Tan Se Juda’ gang. In view of this, the court directed the jail administration to make elaborate arrangements for their security in the jail as well.
guilty in hate speech case
A case was registered against Tyagi, a former president of Shia Waqf Board, in Haridwar Kotwali in December last year on charges of hate speech in the Parliament of Religions. After that he was arrested in January this year and since then he was in jail.
Petition for extension of bail rejected
On May 19, the Supreme Court granted him interim bail for three months due to health reasons, whose period was ending today. He had applied to the court for extension of bail which was rejected.
Court gave instructions for security
Before surrendering in court, Tyagi said that Islamist fundamentalists and a ‘sir tan se juda’ gang were trying to get him killed. He said that even in jail, these forces had hatched a conspiracy to kill him, which could not be successful due to strictness in jail. The court also directed to make complete security arrangements in Tyagi’s jail. At the time of surrender, Mahant Ravindrapuri, President of Akhara Parishad and others were present with him.