Indian Supreme Court rejects plea to extract Quran’s verses


New Delhi – April 13 (Online): The Indian Supreme Court Tuesday rejected petition regarding extraction of several verses from Quran, along with punishment of fine for the petitioner.
According to foreign media, Waseem Rizwi from UP filed a petition in Supreme Court last month, requesting SC to efface 26 Quran’s verses as they provoke followers for ‘Jehad’, causing threats to India – as per the petitioner.
Waseem’s version was that these verses exploit ‘Jehad culture’ that increases extremism in the society.
A three member bench of Indian Supreme Court heard the case and later dismissed it declaring ‘frivolous’ – Foreign media reported.
Supreme Court also fined Rizwi of 50000 Indian Rupees.