Asked to stop DJ music during Ganesh Visarjan, Karnataka youths pelt stones at cops

by IANS |

Chamarajanagar, (Karnataka) Sep 19 (IANS) The Karnataka police has lodged an FIR against a group of 15 youths on the charges of pelting stones and injuring policemen who stopped them from playing DJ music during Ganesh Visarjan in this district of the state, police said on Monday.

Of those booked, two have been arrested.

According to police, the group was taking the Ganesh idol in procession with loud DJ music.

On being asked to stop the music, they got into arguments with police and assaulted them. Police sub-inspector Mahadev was seriously injured in the incident and is undergoing treatment in a hospital.

Police driver Basavaraju also sustained injuries. The group of 15 youths, including Nagesh, Mahesh and Murugesh have been booked, police said.

An investigation is underway.

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