Haryana police arrest one, book six for injuring imam at Jind mosque

Jind: A group of men entered a mosque at Anchra Khurd village in Haryana's Jind district and allegedly injured three people including an imam, police said on Monday.

The incident took place on Sunday night, police said, adding the injured were taken to a hospital in Safidon.

According to police, a named FIR was registered by one of the injured following which a person was arrested. At least six more persons have been booked in this connection.

The arrested man was produced before a court on Monday and sent to two-day police custody.

 Haryana police arrest one, book six for injuring imam at Jind mosque

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After the incident, Senior Superintendent of Police Shashank Anand reached the village along with administration
officials and spent the whole night there to keep the situation under control.

Though it was a tense Eid on Monday but the village did not witness any untoward incident due to presence of police.

SDM Virendra Singh has said that it would be wrong to give any communal colour to the incident and assured that the accused will be brought to book soon.

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Updated Date: Jun 26, 2017 23:09:44 IST