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Karnataka Minister After Bengaluru Clash: Violence Was Planned,Will Do Asset Recovery Like UP"
Police aid around 60 security personnel have sustained injuries in the violent incidents
Karnataka Minister After Bengaluru Clash: Violence Was Planned, Will Do Asset Recovery Like UP"
New Delhi: On Wednesday the Karnataka Minister CT Ravi said that the Bengaluru violence was well planned and the state government will do the asset recovery from the rioters just like it was done in Uttar Pradesh.
CT Ravi saying that over 300 vehicles were burnt in the violent incident, he said that the state government has suspects but can only confirm after a proper investigation.
“The Bengaluru riot was well planned. Petrol bombs and stones were used in the destruction of property. Over 300 vehicles were burnt. We have suspected but can only confirm after investigation. We will do asset recovery from rioters like in Uttar Pradesh,” Ravi said.
In the violent incident, 3 people have reportedly died and several others are injured. The violence has erupted over an inflammatory social media post in the parts of the East Bengaluru. Police said that over 100 rioters have been arrested.
Three people were killed in police firing and 60 police personnel injured, as the violence broke out in the eastern part of the city on Tuesday night over a Facebook message posted allegedly by a relative of Congress MLA.
For the violence, 110 people have been arrested. The protesters set many vehicles on fire and surrounded MLA Srinivas Murthy's house in the city. Naveen, nephew of Mr. Murthy who allegedly posted the message on Facebook has been arrested.
Moreover prohibitory has been imposed in the city while curfew was clamped in the DJ Halli and KG Halli police station limits.
Also, the Karnataka Revenue Minister R Ashoka said that "traitors", who perpetrated the riots would be dealt with an iron hand and steps would be taken to ensure that such incidents do not recur.
The minister said that the law maker's house was completely damaged and belongings including, sarees and jewel were looted while the rest was set on the fire.