Violence broke out in Hyderabad Wednesday after a young man was
found murdered. Police sources said that the situation came under
control within one hour and prohibitory order has been clamped in
"Prohibitory orders under
section 144 Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) have been imposed in
Musheerabad police limits from 6 am onwards today for 24 hours to
avoid any further incident. The situation is now peaceful and
under control", news agency PTI quoted police officials as saying.
Two groups of different communities were engaged in clashes when
members of one community raised objections and argued with members
of other community while they were trying to catch a bull which had
escaped from their locality on Wednesday.
At Shad Nagar area in
the suburb of the city, four youths engaged in the trade of cattle
for Eid al Adha were attacked by an alleged mob of right-wing
Hindu activists, news portal TCN reported.
Bull, ox, and other cattle, carried
in a lorry were reportedly stopped and animals were snatched away.
The four youths were reportedly tied up to a tree and beaten
heatedly, till local police came to their rescue.
During the clash and heated argument, one youth died after being
attacked by a sharp weapon. His death "provoked" the other group
which indulged in stone pelting, said police, according to new
Police was caught by surprise, and it took them some time to
control the situation. Special Task Force, under Commissioner of
police, Anurag Sharma, and Additional Commissioner Amit Garg
patrolled the area.
Heavy security is being deployed now, in the violence hit