One killed in fresh Hyd violence; curfew in more areas
Hyderabad: One youth was killed and
nine were injured in fresh outbreak of communal violence here
on Tuesday, leading to imposition of curfew in eight more
The youth was killed in clashes in the evening near
Haradarwaja where two groups indulged in heavy stone-pelting.
One person was stabbed in Malakpet area and his condition is
said to be critical, a police officer said.
The communal clashes, which had erupted on Saturday
last, have claimed two lives so far besides injuring 90
others, the officer said.
The latest round of violence led the police to impose
curfew in eight more police station limits, taking the number
of such localities in old Hyderabad to 25.
The new curfew-bound areas are Tappachabutra, Afzal
Gunj, Kulsumpura, Shahinayat Gunj, Mangalhat, Asif Nagar,
Begum Bazaar and Habib Nagar, police said.
The trouble started in Begum Bazaar, where the biggest
wholesale market of the state is situated, during a rally
taken out by Bajrang Dal. The situation turned ugly when the
police tried to stop the procession.
The mob pelted stones at the police who fired rubber
bullets and burst tear gas shells to disperse them.
At least eight persons, including two policemen, were
injured in another stone-pelting incident in Musheerabad area
when a group threw stones on a rally taken out on the occasion
of Human Jayanthi, police said.
BJP demands judicial probe
BJP today demanded a judicial probe into the attacks on temples and burning of cows during the riots in Hyderabad alleging they were pre-meditated and unprovoked.
"More than 20 temples have been damaged in the riots...
Rioters took full advantage of police laxity and attacked a
famous Jain Gaushala in Shamsherjung, where they burnt alive
three cows by putting grass and petrol on them," BJP
spokesperson Prakash Javadekar alleged at a news conference.
BJP wants a judicial inquiry into the "unprovoked"
attacks on temples, Hindus and burning of cows in Hyderabad,
"Judicial probe becomes more imperative in the background
of Congress MP Madhu Yaski comment that these attacks are part
of conspiracy to destabilize Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K
Rosaiah`s government," Javadekar said.
This argument has been strengthened by an admission of
city police commissioner that these attacks are premeditated,
"Andhra Pradesh has a history of such a premeditated
communal flare-ups for settling political scores amongst
Congress leaders themselves as witnessed during the regime of
M. Chenna Reddy in 1990," Javadekar said.
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