UP Shia Waqf board chairman granted security after alleged threats


By Muslim Mirror Desk,

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): In an unprecedented move, Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi has been accorded y+ security by the state government. The decision comes after after Rizvi claimed that he is receiving death threats for his anti-extremism remarks.


The officials in the UP government confirmed the additional security has been given to Rizvi. The security has been given on an interim basis till the next meeting of the state security board.

It is pertinent to mention that, Rizvi had urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase his security as he feared attack from underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

Rizvi had reportedly told the Prime Minister that he was on the target of extremists due to his stand on the Ram Mandir issue.


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