Bengaluru: Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivas Murthy addresses a press conference on violence that broke out on Tuesday night over a derogatory social media post by his nephew P. Naveen, in Bengaluru on Aug 14, 2020. An irate mob set his 50-year-old ancestral home on fire. The mob pelted stones, injuring 60 policemen, and committed acts of vandalism and arson in DJ Halli, KG Halli, Pulikeshinagar and Kaval Byrasandra areas. Seven police teams lead by Joint Commissioner of Police, Crime, Sandeep Patil are probing the riots as 206 suspects have already been arrested.
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