Video of Silvassa man cleaning chicken with Indian flag, goes viral

A man from Silvassa was arrested after a video showing him “cleaning” chicken with the National Flag of India went viral on social media.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli: A man from Dadra and Nagar Haveli’s Silvassa was arrested after a video showing him “cleaning” chicken with the National flag of India went viral on social media, an official said on Saturday.

The 21-year-old identified as Mohammad Saif Qureshi, works at a meat shop named Apna Chicken Shop in Silvassa’s Bavisa Faliya.

The video was captured by a person passing by who noticed the accused cleaning the chicken with the tricolour. After this, he recorded and uploaded it to social media.

The video sparked outrage among netizens who demanded the man to be arrested for insulting the Indian flag.

Following this, the Silvassa police arrived at Bavisa Faliya and arrested the accused Saif Qureshi and sent to Judicial custody.

The official said the man was arrested under Section 2 of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act which deals with people burning, mutilating, defacing, defiling, disfiguring, destroying, or trampling upon the national flag in a public place or in any other place within public view. If found guilty, he can be imprisoned for up to three years, or with fine, or with both.

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