Aurangabad police superintendent Kantesh Mishra said two groups collided when one of them on motorcycles tried to use a track for a procession
Patna: Tensions prevailed in the aftermath of violence during Ram Navami trials, which left five people injured Monday after an argument over the route of a rally in Bihar’s Aurangabad district. Five motorcycles were also damaged.
Aurangabad police superintendent Kantesh Mishra said two groups collided when one of them on motorcycles tried to use a track for the march, while another group allegedly threw stones. The police seized the damaged engine and ascertained the identity of those involved.
In Muzaffarpur, police have arrested three suspects for raising saffron flags at two religious sites on Sunday. The case came to light on Monday when a video went viral on social media showing a person among a group of saffron-clad motorcyclists in a Ram Navmi parade lifting it while being encouraged. Police said the images showed men on bicycles with swords participating in the march.
The incident sparked violence in Paru and Kathaiya and prompted authorities to deploy additional security forces. People took to the streets and sought action against the perpetrators.
Muzaffarpur senior police superintendent Jayant Kant went to the scene and seized the flags. He said police were trying to identify the culprits and that action would be taken.
“Two separate FIRs [first information reports] are registered under IPC [Indian Penal Code] Article 153a [promoting enmity between religions]”… We’re investigating how the videos went viral, which could have created some common tension.”
Reports from Siwan said that a group of people resisted playing loud music during a march and provoked a collision. District Magistrate Amit Kumar Pandey and Superintendent of Police Shailesh Kumar Singh rushed to the area with reinforcements and made sure the march continued peacefully.
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Bangalore University syndicate members resign; say VC misled govt
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Bhagwant Mann and Kejriwal meet over AAP’s ‘free electricity’ to promise Punjab poll
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Fire breaks out in Delhi’s Ram Lal Anand College, no injuries reported
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Scholarship scheme for children of weavers, fishermen in Karnataka
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