Friday, December 3, 2021

Rumours lead to volatile situation at Mango

Heavy security deployment made at Munshi Mohalla

Jamshedpur: Tension prevailed in Munshi Mohalla under Mango police station area on Saturday following rumours of a communal clash in the locality. It was triggered by an alleged incident of stone pelting on several shops at Dimna Road, sources said.
In view of the volatile situation, district administration officials led by DC Amit Kumar and SSP Anoop T Mathew rushed to the spot. A heavy deployment of RAF contingents was made near the alleged site of stone pelting.

The DC and SSP appealed to the residents not to pay attention to any rumour. They spoke to members of two major communities of the area and appealed to them to keep peace. They said anyone found spreading rumours through social media or word of mouth will be immediately arrested and prosecuted.

Police sources said an investigation was on to identify the people who allegedly pelted stones to create the tense situation. Cops are trying to find the source of rumours with the help of technical cell, sources said.

This is not the first time when the situation has become volatile in Munshi Mohalla. The locality has witnessed similar situations last year too.

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