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Perambra mosque stoning: DYFI, CPI (M) activists booked

ANI  |  Perambra (Kerala) [India] 

Police on Sunday registered a case against (DYFI) / (Marxist) [CPIM] activists for allegedly promoting enmity between two groups.

Cases were registered against Akhildas and 20 others under section 153A for promoting enmity between two groups and attempting to cause a riot, in connection with the pelting of stones at a mosque in last week.

This comes at a time when the state is witnessing spurts of violence owing to the entry of two women into the earlier this month.

On Thursday, violent protests broke out across Kerala- a day after two women of menstruating age-Bindu and Kanakadurga climbed the in Sabarimala.

The police have arrested 1369 and detained 717 under preventive measures till Friday morning in connection with the hartal-related violence in the state after the entry of the women into the hilltop shrine.

The police have registered 801 cases in connection with the violence that broke out after various organisations called for a state-wide shut down of shops and other establishments on Thursday to protest against the entry of the women.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 06:00 IST