Stones were pelted by people of a particular community during Navratri celebrations in Kheda, Gujarat last night.
Stones were pelted by people of a particular community during Navratri celebrations in Undhela village of Kheda, Gujarat on Monday night. Seven people were injured in this incident. All have been admitted to the hospital. Initial investigation revealed that a group led by two people named Arif and Zaheer started creating ruckus and after a while everyone started pelting stones. Many people were seen running from here to there but some got caught in it.
Identity of all accused released: DSP Giving information about the incident, Kheda DSP Rajesh Gadhia said that all the accused are being identified and strict action will be taken. Necessary arrangements have been made by deploying police in the village.
13 people were taken into custody Deputy Superintendent of Police VR Bajpai has also given information about this incident. He said that after the FIR was registered at the Matar police station, the police took 13 people into custody. Not only this, a large number of police forces have been deployed in the village after the incident. He told that the sarpanch (pramukh) of the village had organized Garba in the temple. At the same time, the mob of Muslim community tried to stop it.People from the Muslim community also pelted stones. Seven people, including a Gram Rakshak Dal (GRD) jawan and a policeman, were injured in the attack. He said that as per the FIR registered in the case, 43 accused have been identified by their names. The FIR said that a mob of 150 people, including women and men, attacked the garba group by pelting stones.
heavy police deployment At the same time, heavy police force has been deployed in Undhela village after stone pelting. Every person coming and going is being searched. The glass of a vehicle was also broken during this incident. There is still an atmosphere of tension in the area. There is outrage among the people after this incident.
Stone pelting in Vadodara district of Gujarat At the same time, two groups clashed and started pelting stones in Savali town of Vadodara district in Gujarat over the installation of religious flag. 40 people have been arrested in this case. The incident took place on Saturday night when a group of people protested against people from another community who were trying to put up a religious flag along with their flag on an electric pole in Dhamiji ka Dera area, an official of Savli police station said.