Controversy Over Circular Against GIO May Not End Soon

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Mumbai : Mumbai Police could not find anything anti-national about the Girls Islamic Organisation- GIO in Mumbai confirmed Naval Bajaj, additional Commissioner of Police Special Branch, Mumbai to the media.

Samna a Marathi Newspapers associated with Shiv Sena first published the news of a circular issued by Special Branch alerting against Girls Islamic Organisation , daughter wing of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind alleging that the organsiation is preaching Quran and Hadith and preparing Muslim Girls studying in colleges and Universities for Jihad.

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 Mr. Bajaj admitted, “It was a mistake from our department. We will hold departmental inquiry to find the Guilty and will take necessary action against the culprits.”

A delegation of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind on Monday met Mr. Bajaj to express their anger over allegedly defaming circular issued by special branch which was leaked to the media and created panic among Muslim Girls.

Taufique Aslam Khan, President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Maharashtra said, “Our Meeting with Mr. Bajaj was to express our anguish and anger for which he apologies. He accepted that the information was for internal department and circulation and not for public.  He told us that information regarding Hindu, Sikhs, parsis and christen organisations comes to us from many agencies that we cannot verify neither can we hold it. Our work is to collect and disseminate the information.”

Yes we are consulting our legal team for the defamation suits but will take final call after the official reply from the Special Branch confirmed Taufique Aslam Khan.

GIO News In Samna 30.03.2013

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind is also contemplating a defamation suit against Marathi Newspaper Samna. Taufique Khan said, “Samna was the first to publish the news with the wrong photograph depicting Muslim women in Burqa with Guns. News was not objective; they should also talk to us regarding the issue.”

Samna used the photographs of Women Army of Iran. The picture was motivating that a burqa clad women can also be in the Army and fight for their nation but intentionally used by them to defame us complained Taufique Khan.

Afzal Baig, President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Mumbai met the Samna Official on Monday to lodge their complaint and grievances. He said, “We contacted Mr. Sanjay Raut but he was out of Mumbai and directed us to meet an official. We met Mr. Sanjay a Senior Reporter and complained them about the exaggerated news and Photographs used by Samna.”

Sanjay said, the photographs was symbolic and its not of Girls Islamic Organisation, Baig added.

A delegation of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind met with the Chairman, Minority Commission of Maharashtra, Mr. Munaf Hakim to complain about the Issue.


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