News Karnataka
Sunday, October 02 2022
Rajasthan

Jodhpur violence: 211 persons arrested so far

PSI Scam
Photo Credit : IANS

Jaipur: As many as 211 persons have been arrested with regards to the Jodhpur communal violence that broke out on Tuesday May 3, Director General of Police M.L. Lather said here on Thursday May 5.

The situation is under control and the police is taking all possible measures to maintain peace and order in the city, he said, Peace committee meetings are also being organised to create goodwill among the people.

Of the 211 held so far, 191 have been arrested under section 151 and 20 under other sections.

Also, 19 FIRs have been registered — four by police and 15 by the general public.

According to the DGP, the general public has been appealed to maintain peace, not to believe in rumours and to immediately inform the local police officials about the rumours, he said.

Meanwhile, the state government has extended the curfew imposed in ten police stations of city till May 6 midnight.

Internet services shall also remain suspended till further orders, officials said.

The curfew has been extended as a precautionary measure, said the DGP, adding that students who need to take exams, are being allowed.

On Wednesday, the Commissionerate Court remained open till midnight and granted bail to 60 people.

A meeting of two communities was called during which both the communities agreed to maintain peace.

In the meeting, BJP MLA Suryakanta Vyas demanded release of innocent people and arrest of the accused. She boycotted the meeting and warned of ‘dharna’ and fasting.

However, after the administration assured to release innocent people, the BJP cancelled the ‘dharna’ and fasting programme which was to start from Thursday.

Share this:
MANY DROPS MAKE AN OCEAN
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Visit 7Jackpots and find the best online casinos in India! Play the most popular casino games for real money!

Find the best odds at 10Cric and ipl betting 2021! Signup today and get up to a 100% deposit bonus.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp