Three Dead and 110 People Arrested in Bengaluru Violence

August 12, 2020 15:25
Three Dead and 110 People Arrested in Bengaluru Violence

Three Dead and 110 People Arrested in Bengaluru Violence:- A violence triggered and it erupted in the city of Bengaluru last evening that killed three people. Over 110 people were arrested in the protests which witnessed over thousand people. The Bengaluru cops confirmed that Muzamill Pasha and six others from the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) are detained for questioning who are said to be the prime accused for the violence in the city. A close relative of MLA Akhanda Srinivasmurthy put a post on his Facebook page which showed Prophet Mohammed in a bad light. A mob gathered in front of the politician's residence and set two cars on fire last night.

The mob then divided themselves into groups and created panic across the surroundings. All the shops in and around Bharatinagar, Pulakeshinagar, Commercial Street and Tannery Road are closed. Several vehicles are damaged and set on fire. Several people were injured in the violence and a fire tender too was damaged. Around 150 armed cops rushed to the spot to bring things under control. Two big mobs reached KG Halli and DJ Halli police stations and the basements were set on fire.

The cops said that a portion of MLA Akhanda Srinivasmurthy's house was set on fire and it was damaged. The mob also burnt ten vehicles. They demanded the arrest of Naveen, the relative of MLA Akhanda Srinivasmurthy. Naveen claimed that his facebook account was hacked and he had no control on the posts. MLA Akhanda Srinivasmurthy said that the cops will investigate the issue and he requested peace. The situations came into control after 12 AM today and there was no fresh violence today.

(Video Source: TV9 Telugu Live)

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