Friday, August 7, 2020
Home Crime Uttarakhand: Anuj and Ishu injured in clash over Diwali firecrackers, Mehruddin, Shahnawaz, Bhura and...

Uttarakhand: Anuj and Ishu injured in clash over Diwali firecrackers, Mehruddin, Shahnawaz, Bhura and Salim arrested

Anuj was seriously injured and he was referred to an advanced medical facility. Ishu was discharged after providing first aid at a local health centre.

A major clash broke out between two communities over bursting of crackers during Diwali in the village of Libberhedi, Uttranchal. The arguments over Diwali firecrackers deteriorated into a massive stone-pelting, which caused a stampede in the village and injured four people. Police rushed to the spot after being informed and charged baton to disperse the crowd. In the view of the current tense situation in the village, the police have deployed additional personnel to prevent recurrence of any untoward situation. Four people have also been arrested by the police.

According to reports, the relationship between two communities in the village was tensed for the last few days over the issue of bursting firecrackers. But this situation turned violent when a large group of one community attacked a youth from the other community.

Anuj, the younger brother of Arvind, a resident of Libberhedi village, was coming back from his uncle’s house in Rudki on Diwali night after delivering milk. When he was coming back to the village on a motorcycle with Ishu, a young man from the village, around 50-60 people including Mehruddin, Sohail, Shahnawaz, Bhura were standing in front of Shamim’s shop in the village. These people stopped the two, thrashed them and attempted to and attempted to kill Ishu. Both were badly injured after attacked by sticks and sharp weapons. During this attack, Anuj managed to inform his family about the incident. In no time, a swarm of people gathered and rescued Ishu and Anuj.

They approached the spot where the two sides came to blows with each other. They started throwing stones at each other. There was a stampede as soon as the stones were pelted. The police arrived at the spot to take control of the deteriorating situation. However, despite the police’s presence, heavy stone pelting continued. Four people were injured from one side. The police charged baton at the fighting crowds and rushed the injured to the hospital.

Read: Mumbai man says he was stopped from celebrating Diwali in his Muslim dominated society, lodges police complaint

Anuj was seriously injured and he was referred to an advanced medical facility. Ishu was discharged after providing first aid at a local health centre.

On Anuj’s complaint, the police caught Mehruddin, Shahnawaz, Bhura and Salim while the other accused are still at large. Apart from these four, a case has been registered against 8 unknown persons. Inspector Pradeep Chauhan said that police forces have been deployed in view of the tension in the village. The police have also said that they have not received any complaint from the other side.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

Searched termsHindu Muslim clash
OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

Muslims chose to stay back in India: An analysis of the mythical, unsubstantiated trope that is used to make Hindus feel guilty

Muslims who stayed back in India after the partition, did not primarily do so out of their innate love for mother India

Soil from ancient Sharda Peeth in PoK was also used in Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan: Read how VHP and some dedicated devotees managed that

This Sharada Peeth is significantly important for Hindus because it is said to be one among the 18 Maha Shakti Peethas.

Assam: Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan celebration by Bajrang Dal attacked by Muslim locals, curfew imposed

The Muslim locals allegedly objected to the Bajrang Dal members chanting slogans and playing music. The arguments soon led to a violent clash.

Ram Janmabhoomi movement: Three sacrifices that can never be forgotten

Five hundred years of struggle went into Ram Janmabhoomi moment. There would be so many heroes that it is impossible to remember them all.

From being bigoted, kids are ‘hope of secularism’. The Wire’s Rohini Singh explains how

The Wire journalist Rohini Singh on Wednesday took to Twitter to share an image wherein she claimed that her child drew a mosque and a temple side by side and wrote an essay on tolerance.

Hindu cricketer Danish Kaneria deletes tweet about Ram Mandir billboard in NYC after Pakistani Islamists flood his TL. Here is what happened

The former Pakistani cricketer had shared an image featuring Ram Mandir's digital image in a giant billboard at New York's Times Square before deleting it.

Recently Popular

Twitter user arrested by Maharashtra police for criticising the Uddhav Thackeray govt on social media

Mumbai Police arrested Twitter user Sunaina Holey for posting against Maharashtra CM and his son, to be presented in court today

Here is why #BabyPenguin is trending on Twitter, and why Aaditya Thackeray is called so by some

Yuva Sena registered complaint against twitter user for calling Aaditya Thackeray "Baby Penguin" and Uddhav Thackeray "Aurangzeb"

While most Bollywood actors and cricketers chose not to welcome Ram Mandir, here are the ones who did not shy away

Only a few actors and sportspersons celebrated Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan and shared wishes on social media.

TV actor Sameer Sharma found hanging from the kitchen ceiling, case of accidental death registered

After body of Sameer Sharma was recovered from his house, a case of accidental death has been registered by the Malad police

Muslims chose to stay back in India: An analysis of the mythical, unsubstantiated trope that is used to make Hindus feel guilty

Muslims who stayed back in India after the partition, did not primarily do so out of their innate love for mother India

Maulana from All India Imam Association threatens that ‘believers of justice’ will demolish Ram Mandir and rebuild disputed structure

Maulana Rashidi stated that the Ram Mandir will one day be demolished and a disputed structure will be rebuilt.

Pakistan borrows $1 Billion from its all-weather ally China to repay $1 Billion Saudi Arabia loan to avoid default on international debt obligations

China tightens its grip over Pakistan, gives $1 billion loan to repay Saudi Arabia's $1 billion loan, grants 90% of $6.8 billion railway project

CBI registers case against Rhea Chakraborty, her family and aides in Sushant Singh Rajput death case

CBI files case against Rhea Chakraborty, her father, mother, brother and 2 others in Sushant Singh Rajput's death case

‘As a CM I have no problem with any religion, but as a yogi, I will not go for a Mosque’s ground-breaking ceremony’: Yogi...

When asked whether he will attend ground-breaking ceremony for the mosque at Ayodhya, Yogi Adityanath said that he will not be invited

Complaint filed against Maulana Sajid Rashid for inciting Muslims to demolish Ram Mandir at Ayodhya

President of the All India Imam Association Sajid Rashidi had said that a mosque will be rebuilt after demolishing the Ram Mandir

15th EU-India Summit: Promising an opportunity for India in the post-COVID world

The 15th EU-India Summit was held in the virtual space, which can be called the Covid-19 era normal. Before the pandemic made its presence felt, this Summit was planned to be held in March in Brussels.

Dalit organisation lodges a complaint with MHA seeking an FIR against AIMPLB for intimidating and hurting the faith of Hindu Dalits

AIMPLB had issued a menacing threat yesterday hinting at converting the Ram temple back into a mosque

CBI starts the process of registering a case in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case, forms SIT for the probe

CBI to probe Sushant Singh Rajput's death after the center issued the letter to CBI on Bihar Police’s request on 5th August

Is being a Hindu acceptable but having faith in Hindutva ‘dangerous’? Quite the contrary

Is being a Hindu acceptable while faith in Hindutva is not? Is it even dangerous? Many Hindus seem wary to be associated with Hindutva

Mumbai faces massive flooding and destruction due to heavy rain, rainfall in one day exceeds the season’s average

Mumbai received 2,319.7 mm rain on Wednesday, which is more than the seasonal average of 2,206.4 mm, causes heavy flooding

Muslims chose to stay back in India: An analysis of the mythical, unsubstantiated trope that is used to make Hindus feel guilty

Muslims who stayed back in India after the partition, did not primarily do so out of their innate love for mother India

Connect with us

239,250FansLike
423,294FollowersFollow
291,000SubscribersSubscribe