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Miscreants desecrate Gandhi statue in HP

Press Trust of India  |  Hamirpur 

Unidentified miscreants desecrated a bronze statue of and covered it with a black coat at the Gandhi Chowk here, drawing protests from locals, the police said.

The police was informed about the incident by residents of the Upper Bazaar area, following which a case was registered and a probe was initiated, said Sub-Divisional Magistrate Arindam Chaudhary.

Locals demanded the immediate arrest of the perpetrators.

leader Prem Kaushal strongly condemned the incident and demanded strong action against the persons responsible for its desecration.

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 22:22 IST