Hearing about the incident, more than 150 persons, belonging to various Hindu outfits gathered at Pudumund Police station

news Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 09:19

Tension prevailed near Hindustan Photo FIlm (HPF) area in the tourist town of Udhagamandalam (Ooty), following damage to eight idols of different gods in a temple, as a 40-year-old woman was taken for interrogation in this regard.

The woman, Nesaripoo, working as service officer in HPF, reportedly damaged the idols with a stone, which was captured in a video by a tourist, who informed the public, police said.

Hearing about the incident, more than 150 persons, belonging to various Hindu outfits gathered at Pudumund Police station and were shown the video, which also went viral in the social network, they said.

Based on the complaint, police has taken the woman into custody for interrogation, they said.

 

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