A gaggle of members from a group attacked and vandalised retailers and a spot of worship of one other social group on Friday night in Madhapar, situated simply 4 km away from the ‘Smriti Van’ memorial for earthquake victims, which will likely be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday.
Police had mentioned folks from the Rabari group from Madhapar on the outskirts of Bhuj have been offended on the homicide of a youth recognized as Paresh Rabari who was allegedly stabbed to dying by one Suleman Sana on Friday morning amid a quarrel.
“We rounded up Suleman Sana on Friday night and can arrest him within the due course after questioning. The state of affairs has eased after the accused was taken into police custody,” mentioned Madhapar police station inspector Karansinh Vihol.
He mentioned groups of the State Reserve Police (SRP), Fast Response Workforce (QRT) and native police stay stationed within the affected space.
Members of the Rabari group had staged a protest outdoors the hospital and refused to simply accept Paresh’s physique till the accused was arrested.
They, nonetheless, accepted the physique after Sana was picked up.
Whereas getting back from the final rites of Paresh on Friday night, an offended mob vandalised retailers and a spot of worship.
The brother of the deceased lodged a First Data Report (FIR) on Friday afternoon at Madhapar police station.