Police take motion after colleague accuses boss of creating religious slurs, blaming Muslims for terror assaults
A senior financial institution supervisor was arrested final week after a Muslim colleague filed a grievance accusing him of blasphemy, in accordance with Xpress.
ED, from Goa in India, was taken into custody by police on June 7, just some hours after the incident on the Bur Dubai department of an area financial institution.
The accused was held at al Raffa Police Station earlier than being launched on bail.
TA, the complainant, 30, from Bangalore in India, alleged that his boss made spiritual slurs towards him, in addition to ridiculing Islam after TA requested depart to go to Makkah for Umrah.
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TA advised the police that through the morning huddle, in entrance of a number of employees members, ED mocked him by making a quip about his depart request.
“I used to be shocked however I stored my cool and advised my boss that he had no proper to make blasphemous feedback towards my faith, however he remained unrepentant and went on responsible Muslims for terror assaults together with the current one in London,” he added.
“He additionally made jibes at my look, notably my bloodshot eyes. ED stated they make me look as if I used to be drunk,” TA stated.
He stated that he informed his boss that they have been brought on by lack of sleep throughout Ramadan.
“ED, nevertheless, refused to pay attention and stated Ramadan was a month of giving, however all that I gave him through the month was ache. The exact same day I filed a police grievance towards him.”
TA stated a number of senior staffers of the financial institution have urged him to forgive the person and withdraw the police grievance, however he has not heeded to their requests.
“Ramadan is a time for piety and forgiveness however sure acts deserve no mercy,” he stated.
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Responding to a question, the financial institution in query stated the difficulty was a “personal matter between two people” including that the police have been dealing with the case.
Beneath the nation’s Anti-Discriminatory Regulation, any acts that stoke spiritual hatred or which insult faith by way of any type of expression are criminalised.
Penalties embrace jail phrases starting from six months to greater than 10 years with fines from Dh50,000 as much as Dh2 million.
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