New Delhi: Three people were injured in Karnataka's Kerur after an argument between two groups belonging to different communities led to violence on Wednesday evening.
"The incident involved the members of Hindu Jagarana Vedike. Section 144 has been imposed in Kerur till 8 July morning," said Bagalkot DC P Sunilkumar.
Karnataka | Three people injured in Kerur after an alleged argument between 2 groups belonging to 2 different communities led to violence in Bagalkot last evening
The incident involved Hindu Jagarana Vedike. Sec 144 imposed in Kerur till 8am on July* 8: P Sunilkumar, Bagalkot DC pic.twitter.com/Wv02bz58Bk
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According to an NDTV report, each side accused the other of harassing women. Police said soon after the incident, a group of miscreants barged into the market, set fire to carts and vandalised bikes. Ten people have been detained in connection with the incident and we are interrogating them, they added.
Police have detained 10 people in connection with the incident and are interrogating them. Soon after the incident, a group of miscreants barged into the market, set fire to carts & vandalized bikes. Holiday announced in schools & colleges in Kerur: P Sunilkumar, Bagalkot DC — ANI (@ANI) July 7, 2022
"Schools and colleges will be closed in Kerur on Thursday," added Sunilkumar.