Ranchi4 minutes ago
After the violence after Friday prayers in Ranchi, now an alert has been issued in all 24 districts of Jharkhand. Police of all districts have been instructed to be on alert. Tight security arrangements have been made in the violence-affected areas in Ranchi. Section 144 is in force in Main Road from Sujata Chowk to Albert Ekka Chowk.
So far no official announcement of arrest has been made by the police. Sources are claiming that the police have started raids by forming a team to search for the chaotic elements. Internet service has been suspended for now.
The first priority of the police is to maintain law and order. Along with the affected areas, police personnel have also been deployed in many sensitive areas. According to the administrative sources of Ranchi district, a conspiracy to disturb the capital was being hatched from the time of Ram Navami. The latest controversy over Nupur Sharma gave an opportunity to the chaotic elements.
The head of the station in-charge of Daily Market exploded in the stone pelting of protesters on the main road of Ranchi, who was taken to the hospital for treatment.
It has been said on behalf of the top officials of the administration that at present he cannot make any official statement in this matter. the matter is being investigated.
Ranchi DIG Anish Gupta said that at present the situation is completely under control. How did the incident happen? It is being verified. He said that the entire emphasis of the administration is on maintaining law and order. We are appealing to the public for cooperation.
On the question of conspiracy behind the incident, he said that it would be clear only after the completion of the investigation.
Violence broke out after Friday prayers in Ranchi’s Main Road. The police had to open fire to handle the situation. Stones were thrown from the side of the chaotic elements. Was ransacked. There was arson. In this 2 people died. 13 people are injured.
Suddenly a crowd of thousands gathered.
People hiding in Mahavir temple to save lives
During stone pelting on Mahavir temple, people hid in the temple to save their lives. Even after this, stone pelting was done on the temple. The police resorted to lathicharge and tear gas shells to control the crowd. Also fired in the air. The mob broke the glass of another MLA Amit Yadav’s car.
Muslim organizations were protesting the statement of expelled BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Friday. In protest, more than 3 thousand shops of Daily Market remained closed since morning. After the Friday prayers, a large number of protesters took to the road. When the police stopped them, the crowd became furious and they clashed with the police. Protesters started pelting stones near Urdu Library and Mahavir Mandir. After this, the police had to fire in the air to handle the furious crowd, during which many officers and policemen were also injured.