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82 Bangladeshis who attended Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi secure bail

A Delhi court on Friday granted bail to 82 Bangladeshi nationals who were chargesheeted for attending Tablighi Jamaat congregation in the national capital for allegedly violating visa conditions, indulging in missionary activities illegally and violating government guidelines issued in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak. Chief metropolitan magistrate Gurmohina Kaur granted the...

60 Malaysians who took part in Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi walk free by paying fine of Rs 7k

A Delhi court on Thursday allowed 60 Malaysians, who took part in the infamous religious congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz, to walk free on the payment of a fine of Rs 7,000 each, a lawyer said. The Malaysians were booked for violating visa rules and government guidelines by congregating at Nizamuddin Markaz during COVID-19. The Malaysians...

Delhi Police files chargesheets naming 541 foreign nationals in Tablighi Jamaat case

The crime branch of the Delhi Police on Thursday filed 12 fresh chargesheets naming 541 foreign nationals in connection with the Tablighi Jamaat case. The chargesheets running into 12,000 pages were filed before Metropolitan Magistrate Tanya Bemniwal, who set June 29 for further hearing. By now, the crime branch has named more than 900 foreign...

Petition in HC seeks immediate release of 3,300 Tablighi Jamaat members

A petition filed in Delhi High Court has sought the immediate release of 3,300 members of the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin who were sent to different quarantine centres and have not been released even after 40 days. The petition has said many of these people have even tested negative for coronavirus and yet have...

Tablighi Jamaat chief Maulana Saad Kandhalvi tested negative for COVID-19, claims lawyer

Tablighi Jamaat chief Maulana Saad Kandhalvi has tested negative for COVID-19 on Monday, in a test done in a private laboratory, according to his lawyer Fuzail Ahmad Ayyubi. The Tablighi Jamaat chief, who is currently in home quarantine, has not been summoned by the Delhi Police so far, the lawyer said. “Maulana Saad has tested...

CM Rupani blames Tablighi Jamaat for spreading coronavirus in Gujarat

After facing severe criticism for the failure to contain the spread of coronavirus in Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday tried to shift the blame on members of the Tablighi Jamaat for spreading the deadly virus in Gujarat and across the country. Notably, members of the Tablighi Jamaat had attended a religious congregation at...

Delhi Police raids farmhouse of Tablighi Jamaat chief Maulana Saad

The Delhi Police’s Crime Branch has raided a farmhouse of Tablighi Jamaat leader Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, who was booked for organising a religious congregation here in violation of COVID-19 lockdown orders, officials said on Thursday. The raid was carried out at Kandhalvi’s farmhouse in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district, they said. The cleric was booked along...

Tablighi Jamaat member commits suicide after testing positive for coronavirus

A 30-year-old man, who was a member of the Tablighi Jamaat, committed suicide at a hospital in Akola, Maharashtra. He tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday evening and committed suicide on Saturday morning. The man reportedly used a blade to slit his throat inside the washroom of the isolation ward. According to sources, the deceased...

102 evacuated from mosques in Delhi, many linked to Tablighi Jamaat test positive

Amid rising number of coronavirus cases, a locality in central Delhi—Chandni Mahal—has reported three coronavirus or COVID-19 deaths in three days and at least 52 positive cases after 102 people were evacuated from 13 mosques earlier this week. The area has been sealed under strict containment measures to control the spread of the virus. Many...

3 more Tablighi Jamaat members who attended Delhi meet tracked down in Gujarat

The Gujarat Police has so far traced three more members of the Tablighi Jamaat who had returned to the state after attending the religious congregation at Delhi’s Nizamuddin Markaz. All three persons identified are from Bhavnagar and one of them has tested positive for COVID-19. Following the identification of the three members of the religious...

Congress leader booked for hiding visit to Tablighi Jamaat headquarters, family tests COVID-19 positive

A Congress leader in Delhi, a former civic councillor, has been charged by the police for not disclosing that he had visited Markaz Nizamuddin, the Tablighi Jamaat headquarters and one of the country’s biggest coronavirus hotspots, in March. The ex-politician, his wife—who is currently the area councillor—and their daughter have tested positive for COVID-19. The...

4 Tablighi Jamaat members test positive for coronavirus in Bharuch

At a time when the number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat is increasing rapidly, especially in cities like Ahmedabad and Vadodara, four fresh cases of the virus were reported from Bharuch. Interestingly, these are the first four cases being reported from the districts and all the four persons who have tested positive are members of...