Loudspeaker Row: A case has been registered against three persons for allegedly violating norms related to noise pollution by using loudspeakers from mosques before 6 am in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Mumbai Police officials gave this information on Saturday.
An official said that on Thursday, azaan was given at 5:15 am using loudspeakers from Noorani Masjid in Bandra West, which is in violation of the directions of the Supreme Court. He said that as per the directions of the top court, there is a ban on noise pollution between 10 pm and 6 am.
He said that a case has been registered against a person under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), section 37(1)(3) of the Maharashtra Police Act and 33(r)(3) of the Noise Pollution Rules. is.
The second incident took place at the Linking Road mosque in Santa Cruz West at 5:35 am on Friday, he said. He told that in this case two people had obtained permission to use loudspeaker, but they violated the rule related to noise pollution from 10 pm to 6 am on the ban on noise pollution. The officer said that a case has been registered against these two people. He said that investigation is going on in both the cases.