Monday, December 7, 2009

[ZESTCaste] Man desecrates Ambedkar's statue

Man desecrates Ambedkar's statue

TNN 7 December 2009, 09:23pm IST

ALLAHABAD: Villagers and police had to face a tough time in trying to
control a drunkard in village Ishwarpur under the Sarai Mumrez police
station on late Sunday evening when he created ruckus infront of the
statue of Ambedkar after desecrating it.

No sooner than the news spread like wild fire in the adjoining
villages, several villagers gathered at the spot and police had to be
deployed at the spot to prevent any untoward incident. The nuisance
maker was later arrested and booked under sections 295, 298, 153 A,
427 of IPC and Sections of the SC/ST Act.

According to reports, Gaya Shankar was returning home in the evening
in a drunken state. As he reached the crossing where Ambedkar's statue
was installed, he started hurling expletives before desecrating the

Annoyed over the behaviour of the drunkard, the villagers tried to
stop him and informed the police. The station officers of Uttraon and
Sarai Mumrez reached the spot with the CO, Handia and arrested

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