Violence erupted on Tuesday night in Bengaluru over an objectionable Facebook post. A police station was set on fire. Police had to fire to control the situation. 2 died in it. At the same time, more than 60 policemen were injured. These include an additional police commissioner.
The violence took place in the city’s DJ Halli and KG Halli police station areas. At present, curfew has been imposed here. At the same time, Section 144 has been imposed all over Bengaluru. So far 110 people have been arrested.
Police Commissioner said – The accused arrested
that Naveen, the nephew of Congress MLA Srinivas Murthy, made an objectionable post regarding a particular community. This enraged the people of a community. Commissioner Kamal Kant said that accused Naveen has been arrested. Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that additional force has been deployed in the violence-ridden areas. Action will be taken against the miscreants.
Arson outside Congress MLA’s house
Congress MLA Murthy’s house was ransacked and set on fire. Trains were set on fire. The MLA appealed to the people not to commit violence. “I appeal to the people that we should not indulge in violence due to the mistakes of some miscreants,” he said in the video message.
MLA’s nephew said- ID was hacked.
Congress MLA’s nephew has presented a clarification in this matter. He said that his Facebook account was hacked. He has not commented on any religion. MLA Murthy also issued a statement defending the nephew.