Bengaluru, Jan 9: The Uttar Pradesh police are conducting raids and search operations to arrest Haji Yakub Qureshi who offered a reward to the attackers of Charlie Hebdo who killed 12 persons in Paris.
After analysing the statements made by the leader on Thursday the UP police decided to act against him. Qureshi had after the attack on Charlie Hebdo offered a reward of Rs 51 crore to gunmen who carried out the attack.
Qureshi a BSP leader and former minister from Uttar Pradesh had in the past too made such an offer for killing the cartoonist of a Danish newspaper who had drawn cartoons of Prophet Mohammad.
He was also involved in an incident where he slapped a constable for diverting his cavalcade.