Curfew imposed following Shiv Temple Vandalizing incident


Tawi, June 15: Recent development in the Shiv temple vandalizing row reveals that one head constable namely Rehmat Ullah was suspended earlier for beating complainants of the Aap Shamboo Shiv Temple vandalizing incident for misconduct, negligence and carelessness.

Head Constable Rehmat Ullah, now suspended thrashed local boy who caught hold of the temple miscreant namely Yasir Khan S/o Khair Din R/o Doda.

Curfew has been reportedly imposed in Roop Nagar and Janipur area of Jammu following Shiv Temple Vandalizing Incident. Police has also fired tear gas shells to disperse the agitating mob.

However, the Police has denied imposition of curfew in any area of Jammu. DGP K. Rajendran told the media that there was no firing and only lathi-charge and tear gas was used to disperse the protestors.

Tension prevailed in a part of Jammu and Kashmir's winter capital on Tuesday after some Muslim youth was alleged of vandalizing a local temple and thus triggered further violence, police said. They broke the glasses, trishul and other sundries.

People Protest over the vandalization incident
People Protest over the vandalization incident

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Police said the incident occurred in Janipur area and the culprit has been arrested. He has been identified as Yasir Khan S/o Khair Din R/o Doda.

Local youths beaten the miscreants whom they blamed for smashing the window panes and doors of a local temple in Janipur area.

“After the news spread in the area, an angry mob held strong protest on Janipur-Roop Nagar road. The mob torched a school vehicle and has now surrounded the local police station amidst high pitch sloganeering” a senior police official said. To control the situation the police also cane charged the protestors to disperse them.

“Senior police officers have reached the spot to bring the situation under control and prevent any flaring up of the trouble by anti-social elements,” the officer added.

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