Final Up to date: October 31, 2022, 14:36 IST
5 policemen have been injured in stone pelting by locals after they tried to take away an idol of Lord Hanuman put in on authorities land right here with out permission, police mentioned on Monday.
Seven folks have been arrested and a case has been registered in opposition to 76 folks, they mentioned.
In line with police, the idol was put in on authorities land in Bahadurpur Kari village on Sunday night time.
Police, district administration and the income division reached the spot after receiving the knowledge, police mentioned.
When the officers tried to take away the idol saying that it had been achieved with out authorities permission, the villagers grew to become livid and began pelting stones on the officers and attacked them with sticks, mentioned station in-charge Raj Kumar Singh, who was additionally injured and admitted to the Authorities Hospital in Ratsad together with others.
A case has been registered in opposition to a complete of 76 folks together with 36 named underneath sections of the Indian Penal Code together with the Prevention of Injury to Public Property Act and Felony Regulation Modification Act, he mentioned.
The police mentioned the state of affairs is underneath management and the income division has eliminated the idol from the spot.
Heavy police drive has been deployed within the space, Singh mentioned, including the world on which the idol was put in is a authorities land and ten folks had been given the lease of this land up to now.
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