In connection with the communal tension which had occurred last month in Saidabad area, police arrested nine persons including a police constable. It may be recalled that in a minor road accident which occurred on 25th March, some miscreants had physically assaulted four Muslim youths which spread tension in the area. In this connection, the police had registered two separate cases. With the help of CCTV footage and videos obtained from other sources, police found the involvement of constable by name M. Vinay, resident of Harijan locality, Saidabad. In addition to him, N. Surinder and Sai were arrested. Saidabad Police had earlier, registered a separate case of stone pelting in which police arrested M. Satyanarsimha Venkat Rao, A. Vidya Sagar, K. Kishore Kumar, Shaikh Akbar, and two minors. Saidabad police also implicated Syed Fayazuddin alias Tarana Fayaz, Mohtashim Billa and Mohammed Wasif.
It may be mentioned that the minor road accident had turned into communal violence.