The court had granted bail to Richa Bharti, who was arrested earlier for sharing an offensive social media post targeting Muslims, asking her to hand over a Quran to the local Anjuman Committee in the presence of police, and four more to different libraries.
Richa Bharti, a B.Com student, was arrested on July 12 after the Anjuman Committee filed a complaint against her at the Pithora Police Station for sharing an objectionable post on Facebook, which reportedly hurt religious sentiments.
Judicial Magistrate (First Class) Manish Kumar Singh, while granting conditional bail Monday, asked Richa Bharti to submit one copy of the Quran to the local Anjuman Committee in the presence of police authorities, and four more copies to different libraries in the city.
China is battling ETIM militants in Xinjiang, who reportedly have links with Islamic State. The province has seen protests by majority Uygur Muslims over increasing settlements of the Han community from other parts of China.
The verse on the billboard has been translated as “Show respect to cows as it is the leader of all bovines. Its milk, ghee and butter have therapeutic properties and its meat is the cause of several diseases’’.