Patna15 minutes ago
Another video of the nuisance that took place after Friday prayers in Ranchi has surfaced. In this, the miscreants are seen directly attacking the Mahavir temple located on the main road. It is clear from this that the miscreants had come with the intention of causing damage to the temple.
The situation was such that even the policemen and journalists posted on the spot had to take shelter in the Mahavir temple due to fear of stone pelters. The rioters did not stop even after this. After the temple gate was closed, they started throwing stones at the gate and on the roof of the temple. It is seen in the live video that stone pelting has caused a lot of damage to the temple.
Woman journalist stopped from making video by abusing
At the same time, miscreants also attacked the woman journalist who was making the video of this entire incident. Seeing them making videos, the miscreants started throwing stones towards them. abused and refused to make the video. When they got assurance to stop the video, they left.
Security has been beefed up outside the temple on Main Road.
Temple priest also injured
The priest of the temple was also injured due to this stone pelting. The priest told that this has never happened in the history of Ranchi. The Mahavir temple has never been attacked before. After the situation worsened, Ranchi DC Chhavi Ranjan himself took the lead and ordered the soldiers to fire. So far the death of 2 youths has been confirmed. The deceased have been identified as Mudassar (22) and Shahil (24).
More than 25 people are reported to be injured. In this about 12 people are admitted in RIMS. At the same time, primary treatment of 10-12 people has been done in Sadar Hospital. The SSP of Ranchi, who was injured, is undergoing medical treatment.
Miscreants pelting stones at the temple.
Security increased on the call of bandh
Hindu organizations have called for a bandh in Ranchi on Saturday. After this the administration is on high alert. A large number of soldiers have been deployed in all the sensitive areas of the city. Internet has been suspended in the city till further orders. There is silence in the whole city and only private vehicles of the count are plying.