Prophet comment row: 304 arrested in UP so far, bulldozer action may continue

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday, June 11 arrested Javed Mohammad, an activist associated with the Bharatiya Welfare Party, in connection with the protests that broke out after Friday prayers in Prayagraj.

Prayagraj SSP Ajay Kumar told the media on Saturday that Javed is one of the “key conspirators” of the violence.

Javed Mohammad, general secretary of the Welfare Party of India, was taken into custody by the UP Police late last night along with his wife Parveen and daughter Sumaiya.