Mumbai police combating radicalisation by meeting with Muslims during Iftar party

NEW DELHI: Mumbai Police is working day and night to ensure that there is no problem in people of any religion in the economic capital of the country.

After the recent global terrorist incidents, the senior police officers in Mumbai are reaching out and meeting the leaders of Muslim community with one goal: Publicise the “negligible participation of Indian Muslims in international terrorist theatres”.

The recent two major incidents in New Zealand and the retaliatory Sri Lanka attacks spark global outrage. 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch in March and following month’s Easter bombings, 258 people left dead in Sri Lanka.

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Meeting with Muslims during Iftar party

The Mumbai police meeting with Muslim community leaders and local residents during Iftar party to informally speak with them and reassured full confidence in their security.

“We have been reassuring community leaders of safety in spite of events in Sri Lanka and New Zealand. The feedback we have received is that there will be no reactions, no matter what happens elsewhere in the world,” said a senior Maharashtra police officer while speaking to The Indian Express .

Officials of the Mumbai Police said that they are meeting the maulanas to make appeals to maintain peace during Friday prayers and assuring local Muslim residents “that nothing will happen to them here in spite of events in neighbouring countries,” the reports aaded.

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