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Police sends notice to Mankhurd Resident for asking local mosque to lower volume

Karishma Bhosale’s attempt to lower the volume of Azaan led to arguments and scuffle between her and individuals present at the mosque.

Police sends notice to Mankhurd Resident for asking local mosque to lower volume
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The Mumbai Police have sent a notice to the Mankhurd resident, Karishma Bhosale, who visited a mosque near her residence and got into a spat with individuals while asking the mosque to lower the volume of Azaan played on the loudspeaker. 

The video of the incident went viral on social media with Bhosale getting support from the majority section. Bhosale’s attempt to lower the volume of Azaan led to arguments and scuffle between her and individuals present at the mosque. This also created an atmosphere of tension between the locals and her. 

The Mankhurd Police sent a notice to Bhosale and her mother under sections 149 (cognisable offences) and 188 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC). It stated that the attempt made by Bhosale to visit the mosque and asking them to lower the volume of Azaan could have led to a law and order situation. 


The warning notice further read that it was not appropriate for Bhosale to directly visit the mosque. She should have gone to the police first to raise a complaint regarding the level of volume of Azaan. 

Earlier, Karishma had shared a video on Twitter while expressing her opinion and the details of the incident in a series of tweet. She said that there was no opposition to Azaan but the level of its volume on the loudspeaker. 

Bhosale narrated that when she visited the mosque with her requested the local started arguing with her. She has claimed that she has received threats from locals after her video went viral on social media. 

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