Rajasthan: Internet Services Suspended for 24 Hrs in Three Jhalawar Blocks After Violence


Internet services have been suspended for 24 hours in three blocks of Rajasthan’s Jhalawar district following arson and events of loot, which took place hours after a scuffle between youths from 2 different communities, police said. The violence took location on Monday night, hours after the youths from the Muslim and Sondhya Rajput communities scuffled over an issue.The matter

did not escalate at that time however later on social networks messages that Hindus have been assaulted in Gangdhar town started circulating, activating common tensions. The authorities have actually suspended the Web services in Gangdhar, Pedawa and Bhawani Mandi blocks for 24 hours from 12 am on Monday night to July 21 midnight. Cops have registered four cases versus around 200 people, mostly unidentified, for provoking violence and damaging public property.Three people have been jailed while 35 have actually been detained for questioning so far, authorities stated. According to cops, common tensions grasped the area after the provocative messages were circulated on social media on Monday evening.Jhalawar SP Kiran Kang Sidhu stated they immediately jailed 3 youths associated with the scuffle but Laxman Singh of the Sondhya Rajput neighborhood, along with 100 to 150 people, reached the Gangdhar cops station, requiring the arrest of all from the other group. The mob was not pleased with the arrest of just 3 youths and set the sawmill where the scuffle had actually occurred on fire, the SP said.When police attempted to stop them, members from both neighborhoods started showering each other with stones, in which Laxman Singh and 2 cops sustained injuries. The mob also set a couple of lorries on fire and damaged public residential or commercial property, the SP said. The situation further aggravated when somebody spread the rumour that Laxman Singh, who was sent out to a health center for treatment, had actually sustained bullet injuries. The SP stated the circumstance in Gangdhar town is now under control. However, on the orders of the Kota divisional commissioner, the web services have actually been suspended for 24 hours, Jhalawar District Collector Hari Mohan Meena stated. Read all the Newest News, Breaking News and Coronavirus News here Published at Tue, 20 Jul 2021 05:44:55 -0500