At least 3 people got injured on Wednesday after violence broke out between two groups from separate communities in Karnataka’s Bagalkot. The incident involved Hindu Jagarana Vedike, following which section 144 was imposed in the Kerur district till 8 am tomorrow (July 8). A quarrel between members of two communities on July 6 has escalated into a physical fight.
After receiving the information, the police swung into action and reached the spot to maintain a law and order situation. The police registered four FIRs.” Schools and colleges will be closed in Kerur on Thursday,” added Sunilkumar.
According to the news agency’s report, each side accused the other of harassing women. Police said soon after the incident, a group of miscreants barged into the market, set fire to carts, and vandalized bikes. Ten people have been detained in connection with the incident and we are interrogating them, they added.
The police have detained 10 people in relation to the violence so far. All of them are getting interrogated. Soon after the incident, a group of miscreants barged into the market, set fire to carts, and vandalized bikes.
Large gatherings are banned till Friday, July 8, and schools and colleges will be closed on Thursday, July 7. All four – who received stab wounds – are undergoing treatment and are stable, according to reports.