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Miscreants attack Imam, others at Jind village mosque

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Jind [Haryana]: A group of men entered a mosque at Anchra Khurd village in Haryana’s Jind district and allegedly injured three people including an Imam, police said today.

The incident took place last night, police said, adding the injured were taken to a hospital in Safidon.

According to police, a named FIR was registered by one of the injured following which a person was arrested. At least 6 more persons have been booked in this connection.

The arrested man was produced before a court here today and sent to two-day police custody.

After the incident, Senior Superintendent of Police Shashank Anand reached the village along with administration officials and spent the whole night there to keep the situation under control.

Though it was a tense Eid here today but the village did not witness any untoward incident due to the presence of police.

SDM Virendra Singh has said that it would be wrong to give any communal colour to the incident and assured that the accused will be brought to book soon.

–PTI