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Tempers flare as idols found vandalised in Muzaffarnagar temple

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

The idols of Lord and his consort were allegedly broken by a youth in an inebriated state in Muzaffarnagar's Khatoli town, police said today.

The incident was reported last evening when some locals visited the temple in Devidas locality and saw the vandalised idols, said

As spread, locals gathered outside the temple and demanded immediate action.

Police have detained a youth and are interrogating him.

Security has been tightened in the neighbourhood and extra police personnel have been deployed.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 14:40 IST