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Jammu's Aap Shambhu Temple desecration: Here's what really happened which led to clashes, burning of vehicles

 An ancient temple situated in Roop Nagar area of Jammu was vandalised on Tuesday which led to protests across the city.


Jammu's Aap Shambhu Temple desecration: Here's what really happened which led to clashes, burning of vehicles
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Jammu:  An ancient temple situated in Roop Nagar area of Jammu was vandalised on Tuesday which led to protests across the city.

Mobile internet services have been suspended in Jammu following protests in parts of the city.

What really happened?

Reportedly, a youth entered Aap Shambhu temple in Roop Nagar area of Janipura. 

He broke the protective glass in front of the idols. 

He also allegedly misbehaved with women performing aarti.

Sources say when he was stopped by another youth from doing so, a scuffle broke out between the two.

Police have arrested the man and started the investigations.

Who is this man?

His name is Yasir Alfaz. He hails from Shiva village in Doda district. 

Reportedly,  he was of unsound mind. 

Protests, clashes, vehicles set on fire

After the news of temple desecration spread in the city, protestors set three vehicles on fire and had resorted to stone pelting on police.

Mobile Internet services suspended 

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Jammu, Simrandeep Singh told says, "Top police and civil officials have been monitoring the situation since Tuesday night and the decision to suspend the mobile internet services was taken to stop any further flare-up of the situation."

He said if the situation remains normal, the suspension of mobile Internet services would be revoked in the evening.

Adequate police deployment has been made to thwart any untoward incident.

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