DJ Halli, KG Halli to be under Section 144 till August 15 morning

Updated: 14 August, 2020 07:43 IST | Agencies | Bengaluru

Earlier on Wednesday, Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that a district magistrate will hold an inquiry into Tuesday's violence in Bengaluru and said so far 146 people have been arrested.

Rapid Action Force personnel carry out a flag march in the riot-hit area. PIC/PTI
Rapid Action Force personnel carry out a flag march in the riot-hit area. PIC/PTI

The imposition of Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in areas under DJ Halli and KG Halli police station limits has been extended till 6 am on August 15, Bengaluru CP Kamal Pant said.

Earlier on Wednesday, Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that a district magistrate will hold an inquiry into Tuesday's violence in Bengaluru and said so far 146 people have been arrested. "It has been decided in a meeting with the chief minister and senior officials that district magistrate will hold an inquiry into the incident as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission. So far, 146 people have been arrested," Bommai said. The arrested persons have been accused of arson, stone-pelting and assault on the police.

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First Published: 14 August, 2020 07:12 IST

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