Raj: Idol desecration creates law and order issue

Last Updated: Monday, October 31, 2011 - 21:39

Jaipur: The alleged desecration of an idol
of Lord Hanuman in a temple sparked tension in Baran district
of Rajasthan on Monday.

The incident, which took place last night, irked locals
who blocked a road in Seeswali area demanding immediate arrest
of those behind the act, police said.

However, the situation was brought under control and
policemen were deployed in the area as a precautionary
measure, they said.

"It was suspected to be an act of some miscreant but
investigations so far suggest that it might be an accident as
a bottle of oil was found near the idol," said a police

"Situation in the area is peaceful now and efforts are
being made to ascertain the exact cause behind the fire," he


First Published: Monday, October 31, 2011 - 21:39

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