The Tension and fear gripped areas in Belgaum on Thursday evening following communal violence after the death of a youth earlier in the day were quite normal with police deployment seen in Angol and other sensitive areas.
In a press meet held at the DC office District incharge minister and other elected Representatives also took part in the meet. ADGP has been called in from Bangalore who will investigate the entire matter and will inquire into similar events that occurred in the past 6 months.
The minister said that the Police have been given a free hand and they will get hold of the culprits soon. Police said that they have got hold of the CCTV footage and now are in the process of identifying the miscreants and 6 people have been taken into custody.
The death of Feroz Nazir Pathan is due to “personal matters” and not to confrontation between groups or communal violence, minister added. He appealed to all sections of society to ensure peace and communal harmony. He appealed against giving communal colour to the incident and claimed that the situation was under control.
Police have also identified 6 persons who might have been involved in stabbing Feroz.
Also 3 DSP have been called in from neighboring cities to ensure law and order is maintained.