The Special Investigation Team (SIT) sleuths on Sunday arrested six more persons for their role in the recent communal violence cases.
Twenty-two cases have been booked at Moghulpura, Charminar, Shah Ali Banda, Mir Chowk and Rein Bazaar police stations in relation to the communal violence that occurred following the afternoon prayers on Friday.All the cases have been transferred to SIT by the Hyderabad police commissioner on Saturday. Based on photographic and audio visual evidence, SIT sleuths had identified several culprits who resorted to stone pelting and burning of vehicles.
On Saturday, police had arrested 21 persons and six more were arrested on Sunday
All the arrested would be produced in court on Monday. Several AIMIM corporators from the Old City have been named as accused in the FIRs for inciting the mob.
However, police have not arrested any corporator so far and continue to maintain that they are absconding.