Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Tension in Guledagudda over idol desecration

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    • Police today lathicharged a crowd during a protest organised by Hindu outfits against desecration of idols in a temple by some unidentified persons in Guledagudda in the district today, officials said.

      Police said one idol was desecrated and another from the same temple removed and placed in a place of worship of another community by "mischievous elements".

      No one was injured in the lathicharge, police said, adding, six protesters were taken into custody.

      Prohibitory orders have been clamped in the town for today as tension prevailed, but the situation was under control, police said.
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