Tension in Nirmal as stones pelted on Masjid during ‘Ram Navami’ procession,Addl SP hurt,144 sec imposed

Nirmal, March.26 (Munsif News) : Tension prevailed in the town when a group of people resorted to stone pelting on Masjid during Hindu Vahini’s Sri Rama Rathayatra procession here on Sunday on the occasion of Sri Rama Navami.

The police resorted to lathi-charge and lobbed tear gas shells to bring the situation under control. Additional SP Dakshinamurthy and a police constable were injured in the stone pelting by frenzied mobs. In-charge SP Vishnu Warriar visited the spot and reviewed the situation. He said stern action will be initiated against those found responsible for the violent incident. He appealed to all sections of the people to maintain peace and tranquillity in the town.

Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in the town following the incident for three days i.e from 26-03-2018 to 28-03-2018 and additional policemen have been deployed to maintain law and order in the town police said,public gathering and conduct of public meetings is strictly restricted

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