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India: Four Muslims, including an imam, arrested for hiding explosives inside a mosque, “something big” was planned

India: Four Muslims, including an imam, arrested for hiding explosives inside a mosque, “something big” was planned

Country: 
India
News Date: 
15/11/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

An imam? Wait, what? There must be some mistake. How could someone who has dedicated his life to understanding Islam properly and communicating it effectively somehow get the idea that Islam commands violence against unbelievers? Surely that most learned of imams, Pope Francis, is on his way to Kushinagar right now,  that “authentic Islam and the proper reading of the Koran are opposed to every form of violence.”

“Uttar Pradesh: Imam amongst those arrested for hiding explosives inside mosque in Kushinagar, report suggests ‘something big’ was planned,” , November 13, 2019: