Violence broke out within the east of Bengaluru on Tuesday night time over a Fb message allegedly posted by Congress MLA Srinivas Murthy.
The protestors set many automobiles ablaze and surrounded Mr Murthy’s residence within the metropolis.
The police had to make use of lathi-charge, tear fuel and firing to disperse the violent crowd.
“DG Halli and DG Halli noticed violent incidents. To carry this beneath management, police used lathi cost, tear fuel and firing. Police Commissioner went to the spot. Police bandobast is in place. Strict motion shall be taken towards these offenders,” the Bengaluru police posted on Twitter.
The MLA, Srinivas Murthy, despatched out a video interesting his supporters preserve peace.
Dwelling Minister Basavaraj Bommai additionally despatched a video message, saying folks shouldn’t take legislation into their very own arms.
He condemned the incidents of arson and looting and mentioned that extra police forces had been despatched to the realm.
He mentioned that the police has been given a free hand to carry down the state of affairs beneath management.
In the meantime, senior Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao additionally appealed folks to to not take legislation into there arms.
“”Horrible state of affairs in Pulakeshinagar after the assault on our MLA @AkhandaSrinivas home and the Kaval Byrsandra Polcie satiation. Regardless of the provocation no one can take legislation into their very own arms and destroy public property,” he mentioned on Twitter.
“I urge all of the folks to keep up calm and the government to deal with this delicate state of affairs firmly however absolutely and never play politics. I additionally see a conspiracy in the best way the Fb submit has been put out & seems to be to have been finished to incite disturbance,” he mentioned additional.