Parameshwara said that if there was proof of the PFI’s involvement, action would be taken against them.

Security stepped up in Mysuru after riots Section 144 imposed
news Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 13:01

Two days after protests by the BJP and right-wing groups in Mysuru saw instances of violence, the city is returning to normal.

The Times of India reported that more than 100 policemen, including 250 RAF personnel, reserved police officers and Mounted Company men were patrolling sensitive areas like areas around Kythamaranahalli, where the groups protested on Monday.

On Sunday, BJP worker Raju was murdered by unknown people who stabbed him to death.

Deccan Chronicle reported that prohibitory orders under section 144 of the IPC would continue to be in force until Wednesday.

On Tuesday, home minister Dr G. Parameswara, revenue minister Mr V. Srinivasprasad, NR constituency MLA Mr Tanveer Sait and former mayor Ayub Khan handed over a cheque to Raju family, reported DC.

Parameshwara said that if there was proof of the PFI’s involvement, action would be taken against them.

Ten cases were booked in connection with Monday's violence and Sunday's murder across four police stations. Instances of stone-pelting and arson were reported from several places in the city.

Udaygiri police station reportedly booked three cases one each for the VHP member’s murder, trespassing and damage of property belonging to Alim Sadia Education Trust and stone-pelting of mourners and media after cremation of Raju in KN Pura.

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