Violence broke out within the japanese a part of Bengaluru on Tuesday night time over a Facebook message allegedly posted by a relative of a Congress MLA. The one who allegedly posted the message has been arrested. 110 individuals have been arrested for violence, stone-throwing and assault on police personnel.
Protesters set many autos on fireplace and surrounded MLA Srinivas Murthy’s home within the metropolis.
The police used lathi-charge, tear gasoline and firing to disperse the violent crowd.
“DG Halli and KG Halli saw violent incidents. To bring this under control, police used lathi charge, tear gas and firing. Police Commissioner went to the spot. Police bandobast is in place. Strict action will be taken against those offenders,” the Bengaluru police posted on Twitter.
At least one reporter was injured after being hit by the police whereas protecting the state of affairs.
The MLA launched a video interesting to individuals to keep up peace.
Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai additionally launched a video message, saying individuals shouldn’t take regulation into their very own fingers.
He condemned the incidents of arson and looting and stated that further police forces had been despatched to the realm.
He stated that the police has been given a free hand to deliver down the state of affairs below management.
Meanwhile, senior Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao additionally appealed individuals to to not take regulation into their fingers.
“Horrible situation in Pulakeshinagar after the attack on our MLA @AkhandaSrinivas house and the Kaval Byrsandra Polcie satiation. Whatever the provocation nobody can take law into their own hands and destroy public property,” he stated on Twitter.
“I urge all the people to maintain calm and the govt to handle this delicate situation firmly but surely and not play politics. I also see a conspiracy in the way the Facebook post has been put out & looks to have been done to incite disturbance,” he stated additional.