Bangalore: A video of two women offering Namaz near the judge's podium in the High Court is going viral on social media. The video was first posted by the media channel 'Samvad' on its YouTube and Facebook channel. The title of the video is written in the Kannada language. In Hindi, it means, 'Namaz in the Karnataka High Court'. Since then, social media users have been sharing this video on Twitter and other social media platforms.
Muslims offered Namaz inside the Karnataka High court Hall.— ????Mohan gowda???????? (@Mohan_HJS) May 15, 2022
Respected @DgpKarnataka@Copsview @JnanendraAraga@DCPWestBCP @DCPCentralBCP
Any action taken against culprits who violate high court rule ?
Doesn't not misuse of High Court premises?@RituRathaur@MNageswarRaoIPS pic.twitter.com/TQENmyZvPh
Mohan Gowda, spokesperson of the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti in Karnataka, posted the video on Twitter on May 15. "Muslims offered prayers inside the hall of the Karnataka High Court. Any action was taken against the culprits who violated the rules of respected Praveen Sood (DGP Karnataka), Araga Gyanendra (State Home Minister Karnataka), Dr. Sanjeev M. Patil (DCP West BCP), DCP Central BCP, High Court rules? In this way, the High Court premises are being misused by offering namaz?''
An FIR was registered on May 16, 2022, against the channel Samvad for posting the video shot in the High Court premises without permission. A complaint was lodged against the channel at The Vidhana Soudha Police Station in Bengaluru. N.G. Dinesh had registered an FIR under sections 447 (criminal act) and 505(2) (causing or promoting enmity, hatred or malice) of the IPC on the basis of the complaint.