Communal clash over controversial FB post

Communal clash broke out in the area over a controversial facebook post regarding a holy site. Police vehicles were also attacked. Shops and houses of both hindus and muslims were set on fire. Clashes continued till 4-5 days and situation came under control after appointing paramilitary forces. Teenager boys were behind the post which was posted by a hindu man. Minors were kept in juvenile prison and were released on bail later.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslim / Hindu
Location of incident Village perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Was cross FIR filed 0
Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory :The police had arrested a hindu man who had posted on facebook. Additional police force was appointed in the area to control the situation. Section 144 of the CrPC was enforced. Around 300 paramilitary personnel rushed to Current status
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Date of incident: July 04, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Breaking vehicles
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Other
  • Number of people Killed 1
    Name of the victim : Unrevealed
    Name of Perpetrator
    State West Bengal
    District/City North 24 Parganas Barasat
    Party In Power / Incidents AITC - All India Trinamool Congress
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