Two minarets of a mosque were found vandalised by unidentified people on Wednesday in a village in Chhata area of Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura district.
The police later got the minarets repaired in an attempt to maintain peace in the area.
Muslim community in #Mathura has expressed resentment after they found a minaret of the mosque in Nogaon village damaged today morning. It is suspected to be handiwork of some anti-social elements.@mathurapolice @Uppolice pic.twitter.com/n0Rk7jKOIw— Anuja Jaiswal (@AnujaJaiswalTOI) June 23, 2021
“Police force moved to the village after minarets were found vandalized and ensured peace and tranquility in the area,” said superintendent of police (Mathura rural) Shrish Chandra.
“A case has been registered at Chhata police station on complaint received from village head against unidentified persons. Strict action would be taken against those involved,” said the SP, rural.