Mazar Torched in Gurugram by Unidentified Persons

Gurugram: A mazar at the Khandsa village in Gurugram of Haryana adjoining Delhi was set on fire by some unidentified persons at wee hours of Monday.

According to a complaint filed by the caretaker of the mazar, Ghasite Ram, at around 01.30 am, he received a phone call that the mazar has been set afire by some unknown people. He registered a complaint regarding it at the Sector 37 police station.

The fire was doused by the locals. As per the FIR, a group of 5-6 youngsters set the mazar on fire.

People of all religions offered prayers at this decades-old mazar of a peer baba.

This incident occurred despite the imposition of section 144 in Gurugram after communal clashes that began in the neighbouring Nuh district and spread to parts of Gurugram last week.

Police have registered FIR against unknown persons under sections 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups), 188 (disobedience of an order duly promulgated by a public servant), 436 (mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house) of the IPC.


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