BHOPAL: Bajrang Dal activists, on Sunday, demanded execution after a case of treason for Students’ Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) operatives who threatened Narendra Modi and raised slogans in favour of Taliban.The activists torched the effigy of the SIMI operatives at Jyoti Talkies on Sunday as mark of protest on Saturday.
The operatives, who were produced in the district and sessions court on Saturday, had threatened Narendra Modi and raised the slogan in favour of Taliban in the court premises. However, a case has been registered against SIMI operatives in MP Nagar police station.
Bajrang Dal state president Kamlesh Thakar said, “SIMI operatives should be hanged on ground of treason. We torched effigy of SIMI at Jyoti Talkies as it threatened Modi. The act of SIMI is crime of serious nature.” SIMI was founded in Aligarh on April 25, 1977 and was first banned on September 27, 2001 immediately following the September 11 attacks in the United States.
SIMI remained banned from September 27, 2001 to September 27, 2003. It was banned for the third time on February 8, 2006. The second ban dated September 27, 2003 came to an end on September 27, 2005.