24 suspects detained; 43 rounded up: SSP Reasi

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Reasi, July 05 (NVI) : Mohita Sharma, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Reasi, on Thursday stated that 24 suspects were detained and 43 individuals were rounded up so far, in connection with the act of vandalism at a Temple in the Dharmari area of Arnas.

Further investigations into the case are going on,” SSP said, while sharing updated details about the case, which triggered protests across Reasi and other districts of Jammu division.

She appealed to the people of Reasi to remain calm and maintain peace and communal harmony.

The culprit involved in the incident will be brought to the fore in public very soon.

Reasi Police is committed to solve the case and trace the culprits at the earliest,” SSP Mohita Sharma said.

Earlier, on July 1, she had asserted that the miscreants, who wanted to create communal flare-up in the district would not be allowed at any cost and the culprit would be booked under stringent Public Safety Act (PSA).

SSP had also announced that the district administration would prepare an inventory of all small or big temples in Reasi and install CCTV cameras there as a deterrent act to prevent recurrence of such incidents in future.

A case FIR no 55/ 2024 U/S 295 IPC was registered in Police Station Arnas and a Special Investigation Team (SIT) was also formed to investigate the case.(News Vibes of India)