Violence has erupted in Bengaluru over social media posts. During this time, to control the situation, the police also had to fire, in which two people died. At the same time, another person has been admitted to the hospital in an injured state. 60 policemen have also been injured in the sudden violence. At the same time, police has arrested 110 people so far.
The violence took place in Bangalore’s DJ Halli and KG Halli Police Station area. After which curfew has been imposed in the area. Along with this, Section 144 has been imposed in Bengaluru. Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant said that Naveen, who was accused of sharing inflammatory posts on social media, has been arrested.
Accused Naveen arrested for sharing derogatory posts on social media: Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant
Two persons died and around 60 police personnel sustained injuries in the violence that broke out over the social media post, in Bengaluru last night.
Strong performance in two police station areas
This did not lessen the anger of the people and they performed vigorously in DJ Halli and KG Halli police station area. It is being told that in the meantime, the police tried to remove the crowd, tear gas shells were also released. Meanwhile, a sudden violence erupted, in which policemen were also targeted.
Violence cases arrest 110 people
A large number of police forces have been deployed to control the situation. Joint Police Commissioner (Crime) of Bangalore, Sandeep Patil said that 110 people have been arrested and more arrests are being made in connection with the rampant violence over the alleged inflammatory social media posts.
Karnataka Home Minister said, Action will be taken against the miscreants
At the same time, after the violence at the residence of the Congress MLA, Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that the matter should be investigated, but nothing is resolved. Additional force is deployed. Action will be taken against the miscreants.
Learn why violence erupts
Let me tell you that the whole ruckus was caused by an inflammatory social media post. In fact, in Bengaluru, the nephew of Congress MLA Srinivas Murthy had posted an allegedly inflammatory post on the social media site Facebook. However, later this post was also deleted. Despite this, a large number of miscreants attacked the house of MLA Srinivas Murthy in Bengaluru and allegedly vandalized it. Arson was also done during this period. The mob also threw stones at the police. The police opened fire to control the crowd. After which curfew was imposed in the area.