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Man attacks four, including cleric, over use of loudspeaker for azaan in UP

A man allegedly attacked four people in Thanwa Mundiari village on Sunday evening

UP Police | Police | violence

Press Trust of India  |  Basti 

Police checking the vehicles during lockdown to curb the Covid19 cases at Madina Circle in Hyderabad on Thursday.

A man allegedly attacked four people, including a cleric, over the use of louspeakers for azaan in Thanwa Mundiari village here on Sunday evening, said.

Circle Officer Kalvari Alok Singh said they received information from the pradhan that there had been a fight between people of two communities in the village.

On reaching there, the found out that a man attacked the cleric, who going to azaan, with a stick as he was opposed to the use of loudspeakers, the CO said.

When other people tried to rescue the cleric, they were also attacked by the man, who belonged to a different community from them, he said.

said a case has been registered in connection with the incident and additional force has been deployed in the village.

The injured people have been hospitalised, they said.

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First Published: Mon, October 18 2021. 09:39 IST