Allahabad: A Burqa-clad man alleged to be a BJP member was caught by residents on Saturday after he found sitting secretly among women in the Muharram Majlis.
The incident is claimed to have taken place in Muaima, Allahabad district, Uttar Pradesh.
The culprit is identified as Abhishek Yadav, BJP Zilla Panchayat member (Ward 40) Muaima, was trying to harass a Muslim woman sitting in the Manjlis.
Local got suspicious on Abhishek and asked him to take off his Burqa. They beat him up and later handed over to police.
Calling himself as ‘Hindu Abhishek Yadav’ in the poster banner, Abhishek has been jailed earlier for stoking communal tensions.