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Man Held for Allegedly Refusing to Take Delivery from a Muslim

The man had visited the accused’s house on Tuesday to deliver certain goods.

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A resident of Kashimira locality in Maharashtra’s Thane district has been arrested for allegedly refusing to take delivery from a Muslim person.

Gajanan Chaturvedi (51) was booked under IPC section 295(A) (malicious act outraging religious feelings) on Tuesday, 21 April night, a police official said.

As per the complaint filed by the delivery man, he visited Chaturvedi's house on Tuesday morning to deliver certain goods, said senior inspector Sanjay Hazare.

Chaturvedi asked him his name, and when the man told his name, the former allegedly said he would not accept anything from Muslims.

Further probe is underway, the police official said.

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