Read now on Mira Road News Today on this website. As videos of the attack in the Naya Nagar area went viral, the Mira Bhayander-Vasai Virar police claimed that it was not a communal matter but a mere clash between two groups.
Mira Road News Today regarding Violent incidents of communal nature were reported from different parts of Maharashtra, ahead of the “Pran Pratishta” ceremony at the Ram Temple in Ayodhya on Monday, following which Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said 13 people were arrested.
Police statement regarding Mira Road News
According to a senior IPS officer about Mira Road News, communal incidents were reported from Mira Road, Panvel and Nagpur, apart from minor incidents in other parts of the state that included sloganeering and tearing posters. One person sustained serious injuries in the attack in the Naya Nagar area, while a few others received minor injuries.
According to police, two incidents were reported from Mira Road News — one on Sunday night and the other Monday evening. Violence was also reported from Naya Nagar and Bhayander. “Police has registered FIRs and it is expected to be registered more soon. We stopped rallies of Hindus from entering lanes and areas where Muslim population is high to prevent any untoward incident,” said a senior police officer.
Police said in the incident that occurred at around 11 pm Sunday, a group was passing by in their vehicles with saffron flags, chanting “Jai Shri Ram”. As per local people, they were stopped by him and some wording between them broke out.
Viral Video of Mira Road News
Several unverified videos were widely shared on social media, with “Mira Road” trending on X. Some of the X users who shared the video were those who faced police action during the Maha Vikas Aghadi regime in Maharashtra over objectionable messages. In one of the unverified videos, a youth is seen standing on a two-wheeler, who was part of a group wearing saffron, waving a fire arm and a stick during a rally.
Two Group fight on Mira Road read in Mira Road News Today
Two groups were also involved in stone pelting on Mira Road on Monday, police said, adding additional forces had to be called in for security. In one of the videos, an injured motorist, who was part of Sunday’s Hindu Shobha Yatra, was seen saying they (attackers) had swords and knives. “I have seen the video. After verification, we will take action,” the senior officer added.
A video were shared on social media that some unknown persons were seen vandalising the vehicles on rods, pelting stones at the windscreen and hitting people sitting inside the vehicles. A vehicle was seen attacked by the mob while a few policemen present at the scene were unable to control the situation. The videos could not be individually verified.
Police Force controlled Mira Road News
Police force were reached at the point and control the situation and some people were arrested. Madhukar Pandey, Commissioner, Mira Bhayander-Vasai Virar police, said police immediately arrested five people, while others were arrested on Monday.
In a statement, Fadnavis who also holds the Home portfolio, said, “Police were instructed to take strictest action against the culprits… 13 individuals have been arrested so far and detailed analysis of CCTV footage is underway to identify and arrest others involved… Law and order is the highest priority and concern of the state government… There will be zero tolerance against anyone who tries to take the law into their own hands and attempts to disturb the law and order situation in Maharashtra.”
In the Panvel incident, a group were holding a rally, shouting slogans of Jai Shri Ram that passed by the Kachhi mohalla area, a Muslim-dominated region. When they shouted slogans opposite a mosque, local residents confronted them. During the arguments, there was some scuffle, resulting in minor injuries to three persons. Police have not registered a case yet.
In another incident at Panvel railway station on Monday, video of which was widely shared, members of two communities were seen chanting slogans. Railway Police pacified the groups and registered cross complaints against both the groups.