The police today ordered the suspension of mobile internet and bulk messaging services for two days to maintain peace and check the spread of rumours and provocative messages in the city, which saw violent protests after the alleged rape attempt by a teenage boy on a 5-year-old girl.
Nashik in Maharashtra witnessed violence and vandalism by villagers of Talegaon following the alleged rape of a five-year-old girl by a juvenile boy. This happened at a time when tensions are raging over protests by people of the Maratha community over job reservations and demand for amending the SC/ST atrocities act. A special report on News Point. (Audio in Hindi)