April 4, 2009

Media censors Jihadi Violence in Mysore

he Karnataka Government has ordered Judicial Inquiry into last night's group clash at Kyathamaranhalli Extension in the city, Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Shobha Karandlaje said today.

Talking to newsmen here, she said the incident in which more then 40 houses and four temples were damaged and a number of vehicles burnt would be probed.

Ms Karandlaje, who is also the District Incharge Minister, said the guilty would be booked under law after getting inquiry report. She also held a peace committee meeting in which Congress MLA and Former Minister Tanaveer Sait and leaders of minority community of the Narasihma Raja Assembly Constituency where the incident took place participated.

The authorities had clamped prohibitory orders as precautionary measure and the situation was stated to be tense but under control. The area had been virtually cordoned off with deployment of a large number of police personnel to tackle any eventuality.


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