2 dead, 110 arrested after violence breaks out in Bengaluru over social media post

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Published on August 12, 2020 - Duration: 02:37s

2 dead, 110 arrested after violence breaks out in Bengaluru over social media post

At least two people died in violence that broke out in Bengaluru on August 11 late night over an alleged inciting social media post.

The incident took place in DJ Halli area.

Around 60 police personnel got injured during the incident, according to Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant.

110 people have been arrested in the matter so far.

Pant said accused Naveen arrested "for sharing the derogatory post".

Residence of Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivasamurthy was attacked during the violence.

Section 144 imposed in entire Bangalore city.

Curfew imposed in DJ Halli and KG Halli police station limits.

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