Internet suspended in Rajasthan's Bhilwara after communal tension over man's murder

Wednesday, 11 May 2022 (16:43 IST)
Bhilwara: Internet services were suspended in Rajasthan's Bhilwara on Wednesday after a man was killed in the district, triggering communal tension in the area.

Internet service has been suspended for 24 hours from 0600 hours Wednesday. Police force has been deployed in the area, according to the district police.

On Tuesday night, the victim was attacked by two persons in Shastri Nagar of Sanganer town. He was rushed to Mahatma Gandhi Hospital but he succumbed to injuries.

The family, along with the locals, staged protests outside the hospital demanding justice for the victim.

Meanwhile, some Hindu organisations have called for a 'bandh' on Wednesday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has offered its support to the 'bandh'.

The Hindu organisations sought compensation for the family of the deceased. The protesters said they would not accept the body until all the accused were arrested in the case.

So far, one person has been arrested in connection with the murder. (UNI)

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