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Bihar: Stones pelted on Durga Visarjan procession in Gaya when passing by Jama Masjid, police beat up the devotees in pandal

Yesterday we had reported how stones were pelted on Durga Visarjan in Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh as music was not stopped while passing by a mosque. 

Tuesday night in Gaya during Durga Visarjan on Vijaya Dashami, stones were reportedly pelted on the procession as well as on the police when it reached the Jama Masjid area. As per reports, the police, while trying to control the crowd, used force and expletives, following which the devotees got angry.

The videos which have gone viral on social media show stones being pelted at the procession.

Locals report that things got a little tensed when the Durga Visarjan procession reached Dukharni crossing in Gaya and police reached the place immediately. Upon reaching, the police started beating up the devotees in the pandal and even arrested some. In another video, one can see police brutally beating up people with sticks.

As per reports, the police indulged in lathicharging indiscriminately. Till now, 12 people have been arrested. As per reports, the police claims that five of them had consumed alcohol. Bihar is a dry state where there is alcohol prohibition. OpIndia tried to reach out to Gaya Police for a statement, but they were unreachable. We shall update the report once we hear from them.

Yesterday we had reported how stones were pelted on Durga Visarjan in Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh as music was not stopped while passing by a mosque.

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