May 14, 2014 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Hyderabad, India (May 14, 2014): According to information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) some miscreants burnt Nishan Sahib, Sikh religious flag, in Hyderabad, after which trouble broke out near Sikh Chawni (Bahadurpura), adjacent to the Old City.
According to a news reported by The Hindu: [i]ndefinite curfew was imposed in Rajendranagar police station area under Cyberabad Commissionerate in Hyderabad on Wednesday, following communal clashes and death of three persons in police firing.
According to The Hindu: [t]rouble broke out near Sikh Chawni near Bahadurpura, adjacent to the Old City, after miscreants burnt a religious flag in the early hours of Wednesday.
Attacks on houses followed while arson was reported in some parts of the area. Cyberabad Police Commissioner C.V. Anand and top officials of Hyderabad Police arrived at the spot and reviewed the situation. Contingents of armed police and paramilitary forces, which were brought to the city for election security, were rushed to the area.
According to media reports the situation was tense but under control. Patrolling has been stepped up in other sensitive areas of the Old City as rumours about violence and group clashes spread.
Hyderabad police too deployed armed pickets at strategic points in the Old City to ensure clashes didn’t spread to other areas.
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