Rajasthan: Many people Injured in Stone Pelting Incident in Karauli, Curfew Imposed

Curfew has been imposed in the Karauli district on Saturday in view of communal tension created by the incident of stone-pelting and arson on a bike rally passing through a Muslim-dominated area.
Rajasthan: Many people Injured in Stone Pelting Incident in Karauli, Curfew Imposed
Rajasthan: Many people Injured in Stone Pelting Incident in Karauli, Curfew ImposedImage Credit: PTI

Curfew has been imposed in the Karauli district of Rajasthan on Saturday in view of communal tension created by the incident of stone-pelting and arson on a bike rally passing through a Muslim-dominated area on the occasion of Nav Samvatsar. According to the sources, more than 35 people have been injured in this incident. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has taken detailed information about the incident in Karauli after talking to the Director-General of Police (DGP). The police have been instructed to deal strictly with every culprit. I appeal to the public to maintain peace.

Governor Kalraj Mishra spoke to Director General of Police ML Lather on the phone regarding the violence in Karauli and inquired about the situation. Expressing concern over the violence, Mishra took detailed information from the DGP about the action taken to control the situation. During this, he has also appealed to the local people to maintain peace and harmony while exercising restraint.

Administration should take strict action against culprits- Vasundhara Raje

Former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, while demanding strict action against the culprits of the Karauli incident, said that I strongly condemn the attack by people of opposing mindset on the enthusiasm rally being taken out on Nav Samvatsar. Hate mentality cannot be allowed to flourish in a peaceful Rajasthan. The administration should take strict action against the culprits.

Satish Poonia also demanded the arrest of the culprits

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Satish Poonia demanded the arrest of the culprits and said that the incident of stone-pelting and arson by chaotic elements on a bike rally was being taken out on the occasion of Navasamvatsar (Hindu New Year) in Karauli caused a huge public outcry. He alleged that such incidents are the result of the appeasement policy of the Congress government. The culprits should be arrested immediately and strict action should be taken.

Curfew has been imposed in Karauli

Additional Director General Law and Order Hawa Singh Ghumaria said that so far about two and a half dozen persons involved in the riots have been detained. He told that about 600 additional police forces have been sent from outside to Karauli. Ghumaria said that curfew has been imposed in Karauli and the officials have been instructed not to spare the miscreants under any circumstances and take strict action against them. The Superintendent of Police has been instructed to implement a 100 per cent curfew.

Satish Poonia also demanded the arrest of the culprits
Satish Poonia also demanded the arrest of the culpritsImage Credit: PTI

Additional Director General of Police Sanjeev Kumar, Inspector General of Police Bharat Lal Meena, Jaipur Deputy Inspector General (Crime Branch) Rahul Prakash and Jaipur (South) Deputy Commissioner Mridul Kachawa have been sent from the Police Headquarters, he said. A large number of Deputy Superintendents of Police, Inspectors of Police have been deployed. He told that at present the situation is completely under control, there were incidents of arson in some shops, and efforts are being made to control them too.

More than 35 people were injured in the stone-pelting incident

Karauli Police Control Room said that more than 35 people were injured in the stone-pelting incident. Karauli District Magistrate Rajendra Singh Shekhawat said that there have been incidents of arson at many places. The situation is tense but under control. The police control room said that more than 35 people have been injured in the stone-pelting incident, out of which five-seven people have been admitted to the district hospital in Karauli. One seriously injured has been referred to Jaipur while others were sent home after first aid. Police said some miscreants pelted stones at the rally when the bike rally was passing through a Muslim-dominated area of ​​the city, which created tension.

Rajasthan: Many people Injured in Stone Pelting Incident in Karauli, Curfew Imposed
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