Haryana Deputy Chief Minister said Dushyant Chautala said on August 1 that the state government has taken action over the incidents in Mewat which has claimed six lives. Speaking further about Nuh violence, Chautala said, “Haryana Government took action over the incident in Mewat. Paramilitary was deployed and a permanent battalion of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB) is also deployed there. The situation is under control today…Peace meetings have been held and I believe that all of us should do our duty to maintain peace…More than 40 FIRs have been registered, over 100 people were taken under Police custody and more than 90 people have even been arrested.”
“Haryana Government is taking stringent action against those who indulged in vandalism and spread violence,” Chautala added.
Clashes between two groups broke out in Nuh on Monday afternoon after a religious procession passing through the district came under attack, leaving two home guards dead and dozens of people — including around 20 policemen — injured in the frenzy of violence that followed.
Following the incidents of violence in Nuh Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said that no accused will be spared and strict and justice for the victims and their families will be ensured.
“Strict and decisive action will be taken against anyone found guilty of involvement in the Nuh violence. No one will be spared. Justice for the victims and their families will be ensured,” he said, adding no action will be taken against those who are innocent.
Calling the violence that broke out in Nuh as “unfortunate” he said that the incident had led to the deaths of six people, including four civilians and two Home Guard personnel.
(With inputs from ANI)