Police in Andhra Pradesh have taken 20 folks into custody after violence Saturday between members of two communities throughout a Hanuman Jayanti procession in Kurnool district, information company ANI reported quoting officers. The conflict reportedly led to stone pelting in Alur city that left 15 folks injured. Police had been deployed and the state of affairs introduced below management.
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“20 persons taken into custody based on videos and are being interrogated,” a senior police officer advised ANI, “The situation is currently peaceful. Adequate civil and armed forces have also been deployed.”
In Karnataka stone-pelting reportedly befell at a police station in Hubli district. “Four policemen, including one inspector, were injured,” ANI reported quoting police officers.
Orders banning giant gatherings have been imposed in Hubli city. “40 people have been arrested and six cases registered. The investigation is underway,” Hubballi-Dharwad police commissioner Labhu Ram stated.
Violence in Andhra and Karnatka befell as clashes eruped in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri on Saturday night. Stone-pelting was reported and autos had been set on hearth as two communities as soon as once more clashed over a Hanuman Jayanti procession.
Eight police personnel and a civilian had been injured and 14 accused, together with the person who opened hearth, have been arrested, Delhi Police stated Sunday.
Previously, a number of stories of violence additionally surfaced final week throughout non secular processions on the event of Ram Navami. Violence between two communities had been reported in 4 states – Bengal, Jharkhand, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
In Khargone district of BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh, a number of incidents of violence had been reported after an alleged assault on a Ram Navami procession. The Shivraj Singh Chouhan authorities reacted by destroying homes of accused, principally Muslims.
Similar actions had been carried out by the BJP authorities in Gujarat.
In every of those circumstances authorities motion was carried out earlier than the courts dominated on whether or not or not these accused had, in reality, dedicated the crimes.