A minimum of eight ladies had been injured after unidentified folks threw stones at them close to a mosque in Haryana’s Nuh on Thursday evening, police mentioned.
The incident happened round 8:20 pm when a gaggle of girls was on its approach to carry out a puja at a effectively. Because the group neared the mosque, they had been reportedly pelted with stones, inflicting accidents to eight ladies, police mentioned. Nuh Superintendent of Police Narender Bijarniya, together with a major police pressure, swiftly arrived on the location to calm the scenario.
“Some ladies had been on their approach to a ‘Kuan Poojan’ and there was a criticism that stones had been pelted by some youngsters from a madrasa,” Mr Bijarniya mentioned.
The Nuh police official mentioned an FIR has been registered in reference to the case whereas three of the youngsters had been recognized and brought into custody.
Tensions ran excessive within the communally charged city, with police deployed across the mosque and the principle market of Nuh city to take care of legislation and order.
Protests erupted quickly after information of the incident reached locals, nonetheless, senior police officers and Nuh MLA Aftab Ahmed reached the spot and urged everybody to stay calm.
Nuh was on the centre of a significant communal incident when six folks had been killed in clashes that broke out within the Muslim-majority city on July 31 this yr, when a Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) procession was attacked by mobs. The lifeless included two residence guards and a cleric.