Hyderabad, July 14 -- Ajmer Dargah Khadim Syed Gauhar Chishti, who had allegedly given a slogan outside Ajmer Dargah on June 17 calling for the beheading of now suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma for her remarks on Prophet Mohammed was arrested from Hyderabad on Thursday.

Taking cognizance of the speech, the Ajmer police registered a suo-moto case against Gauhar Chisty and launched a manhunt for him.

On Thursday morning, after receiving a tip of information about the presence of Chisty in the Begum Bazaar area, a team of Ajmer police from Rajasthan arrested him and he is being shifted to Ajmer on a transit warrant.

In recent times, another cleric of Ajmer dargah, Salman Chisti, had allegedly announced a bounty on Nupur Sharma's head for...