Bangalore riots: Bangalore MLA Akhanda Srinivasmurthy relative, 110 arsonists held for Bengaluru violence | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: The Bengaluru police, who fought a pitched battle with arsonists within the slender streets of Okay G Halli and D J Halli for over six hours, on Wednesday morning mentioned that the scenario had been introduced below management. A complete of 110 individuals have been arrested.
Bengaluru police commissioner Kamal Pant mentioned: “We have made heavy police deployment within the violence-affected areas. We have arrested 110 individuals who had set fireplace to property and attacked the police with stones. The scenario is below management now”.
The cops mentioned they’d additionally arrested Naveen, whose derogatory social media put up triggered violence within the space.
Naveen, who’s the relative of Pulakeshinagar MLA (Congress) Akhanda Srinivasmurthy, had allegedly posted content material that enraged a piece of the minority neighborhood on Tuesday night. An indignant mob attacked the MLA’s residence round 7pm earlier than storming the D J Halli and KG Halli police stations on Tuesday evening.
In the violence that broke out, the mob set fireplace to a dozen police autos and injured over 60 cops. Additional police forces have been prevented from coming into the world because the rioters continued to dam the roads. The scenario deteriorated when the rioters attacked the DJ Halli police station round midnight following rumours that the cops have been defending the MLA’s relative.
“There have been 4,000 rioters who resorted to vandalism and stone-pelting on the slender streets,” a senior police officer mentioned.
The cops resorted to lathicharge, lobbed tear fuel shells and at last opened fireplace to quell the mob. Two individuals have been killed within the police firing and three others have been injured. The scenario got here below management within the early hours of Wednesday.
The metropolis police have clamped prohibitory orders in D J Halli and KG Halli police station limits.
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