Mumbai Police deny permission to groups for protesting against Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Mumbai police on Monday said that it had denied permission to some Muslim groups to hold a protest gathering at Azad Maidan against visiting Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

PTI January 16, 2018 08:19:06 IST
Mumbai Police deny permission to groups for protesting against Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Mumbai: Mumbai police on Monday said that it had denied permission to some Muslim groups to hold a protest gathering at Azad Maidan against visiting Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Mumbai Police deny permission to groups for protesting against Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu

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"Police today denied permission to some Muslim groups to hold a protest meet against the PM of Israel at Azad Maidan," a senior police official said.

Netanyahu, who is one a six-day tour to the country, will be in Mumbai on Thursday and is scheduled to visit Nariman House, a Jewish center that was one of the targets of the 26 November, 2008 terror strikes in the city.

Netanyahu will be accompanied by 11-year-old Moshe Holtzberg who lost his parents in the attack.

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