Moulana Mohammed Naseeruddin
HYDERABAD: Controversial Muslim cleric Moulana Mohammed Naseeruddin, founder president of Wahdat-e-Islami, died at his Saidabad residence on Saturday morning. Whereas medical reviews from a personal lab (TOI has a replica) acknowledged that he had contracted Covid-19, his household maintained that his checks had been damaging and organised a big funeral – attended by near 2,000 folks. The funeral was organised regardless of resistance from the native police.
For the previous one week, Naseerudddin was below residence quarantine after he developed fever and pneumonia. He was 70.
“We suggested the relations to maintain the funeral low-key with restricted variety of folks since his medical report prompt he was Covid-19 optimistic. However they didn’t pay heed and claimed to have a Covid-19 damaging report from one other laboratory,” mentioned Ok Srinivas, inspector, Saidabad police station.
He added that medical well being groups and catastrophe response power, nevertheless, disinfected the graveyard — abutting the Hazrat Ujale-Shah Eid Gah grounds the place the funeral was held – after Naseeruddin was buried.
Maulana checks -ve, funeral carried out as per norm
Maulana’s Covid-19 medical report was damaging. Therefore, the funeral was carried out as per regular process,” maintained a member of the family. TOI’s request to share the report was, nevertheless, turned down. Pump mechanic by career, the cleric was an lively member of Jamaat-e-Islami and later floated Tahreek-Tahafuz-e-Shuyar-e-Islam. He additionally based an Islamic establishment, Madrassa Jamiat-ul-Banaat in Saidabad. He’s survived by his spouse, two daughters and three sons Muqeemuddin Yasir, Baleeghuddin Jaber (alleged SIMI activists) and Raziuddin Nasir who continues to be lodged in Sabarmati jail in reference to Ahmedabad serial blast case.
In latest instances, the Maulana joined anti-CAA protests. He was booked by Saidabad police for collaborating within the Million March in January. Identified for inflammatory speeches, Naseeruddin was allegedly concerned in six circumstances. In 1993 he shot into limelight after he was arrested below TADA for providing namaz at Abids circle in protest in opposition to Babri Masjid demolition. Later, the motion was dropped. In 1998, he was nabbed by the SIT for alleged hyperlinks with a Pakistani nationwide, Saleem Junaid, who was convicted for smuggling RDX into Hyderabad. On October 31, 2004, Moulana was arrested by Gujarat police below POTA in reference to conspiracy to kill former Gujarat residence minister Haren Pandya. Through the arrest close to DGP’s workplace at Lakdikapul, Ahmedabad cops shot down his follower Mujahid Salim Azmi. Nonetheless, he was acquitted by Particular POTA courtroom at Ahmedabad. He has been proven as absconding within the alleged assault on a police crew close to DGP’s workplace, whereas being shifted to Gujarat. In 2004, Naseeruddin was booked for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to blast Siddhi Vinayak Temple in Secunderabad. The case is below trial at Nampally metropolitan courtroom.