Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) – A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court found Ahmad Murtaza Abbasi guilty and awarded the death penalty, for the attack on the Gorakhnath temple in Gorakhpur in April last year. On 3rd April last year, Ahmad Murtaza Abbasi attacked Police personnel with a sharp weapon shouting ‘Allah u Akbar’ outside Gorakhnath Temple, Gorakhpur. He also tried to snatch the arms away from them. The Police later arrested him. He tried to pretend that he was a Psychiatric patient, but he could not prove it.
2022 Gorakhnath Temple attack: NIA Court awards death penalty to Ahmad Murtaza Abbasi, who had links to ISIS https://t.co/InN6pWUgWY
— OpIndia.com (@OpIndia_com) January 30, 2023
Attacks on Hindu religious sites and denigration should be given such punishments. Then only others will not dare to do this and there will be reduction in such incidents !