Hubli (Karnataka) [India]: Another All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader and Hubli unit president Dadapeer Betgeri was arrested on Sunday (April 24) in connection with the stone-pelting incident that took place at Old Hubli Police Station on April 16.
Earlier, the husband of AIMIM Corporator Dadapeer Betgeri, Irfan Nalvatwad, were arrested in connection with the incident. Over 100 people have been arrested by the state police to date in connection with Hubli stone-pelting incident.
The stone-pelting incident took place at Old Hubli Police Station on April 16, in which several policemen, including one inspector injured. The mob which gathered outside the police station suddenly turned violent and started pelting stones at the police station and police vehicles.
Meanwhile, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has assured action against the perpetrators of the incident.
“Police will not hesitate to take stringent action against those who take the law into their hands. We will act against those who instigated it too. Let us not give political colours to it,” Bommai said. (ANI)