Violence broke out within the jap a part of Bengaluru on Tuesday night time over a Fb message allegedly posted by a relative of Congress MLA Srinivas Murthy.
The protestors set many automobiles ablaze and surrounded Mr Murthy’s residence within the metropolis.
The police used lathi-charge, tear fuel and firing to disperse the violent crowd.
“DG Halli and KG Halli noticed violent incidents. To carry this below management, police used lathi cost, tear fuel and firing. Police Commissioner went to the spot. Police bandobast is in place. Strict motion will probably be taken towards these offenders,” the Bengaluru police posted on Twitter.
The MLA, Srinivas Murthy, launched a video interesting his supporters keep peace.
House Minister Basavaraj Bommai additionally launched a video message, saying folks mustn’t take regulation into their very own fingers.
He condemned the incidents of arson and looting and mentioned that further police forces had been despatched to the world.
He mentioned that the police has been given a free hand to carry down the scenario below management.
In the meantime, senior Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao additionally appealed folks to to not take regulation into their fingers.
“Horrible scenario in Pulakeshinagar after the assault on our MLA @AkhandaSrinivas home and the Kaval Byrsandra Polcie satiation. Regardless of the provocation no one can take regulation into their very own fingers and destroy public property,” he mentioned on Twitter.
“I urge all of the folks to take care of calm and the government to deal with this delicate scenario firmly however certainly and never play politics. I additionally see a conspiracy in the way in which the Fb publish has been put out & appears to have been accomplished to incite disturbance,” he mentioned additional.