Clash over God statue in Meerut | Vehicle torched, 4 injured
A scuffle took place between two groups in the outer of Gokalpur village in Meerut city of the state after a religious statue was vandalised. The clash led to four people getting critically injured as they were hit by sharp objects
Meerut: After Saharanpur, it is Meerut. Clashes have become a routine in Uttar Pradesh and it seems that the state no longer likes to breathe in peace.
A scuffle took place between two groups in the outer of Gokalpur village in Meerut city of the state after a religious statue was vandalised. The clash led to four people getting critically injured as they were hit by sharp objects.
The incident took place in the village of Bhawanpur area of the city. The angry villagers also torched a vehicle.
The injured have been admitted to0 the district hospital immediately.
- Some unidentified people vandalised a statue of God in late Thursday night that prevailed anger among the people of the village. They also stole Rs 2,500 that were kept in the ‘Dan Patr’ of the temple.
- When Hindu groups came to know about the act, they started protesting and demanding action against the culprits and re-establish the statue.
- The police forces were sent on the spot as soon as they were informed about the fight.
- Both the groups have been accusing each other of the wrongdoing.
- The injured have accused police of supporting the culprits and one of them also abused ASP Sukiriti Madhav in public that led to a fight between the two.
What Senior Superintendent of Police Ravindra Gaur said:
- We have deployed the PAC offers to the area and the situation is under control.
- Injured have been sent to the hospital .
- A case has also been registered and probe has been launched against in the case.