Buddha's idol damaged in MP, three arrested

Three persons were arrested for allegedly damaging Lord Buddha's idol and the wall of the 'Boudh Vihar' at Dhourgarh near Khairlanjhi town in the district, police said.

Some persons allegedly damaged the idol and the wall of Boudh Vihar last evening following which the local people got enraged.

Later, the three persons, identified as Rekhlal Lilhare, Mohan Lilhare and Virendra Pandarkar, were arrested in connection with the incident, Rampayali police station in-charge Devendra Chouhan told reporters.

They were produced before the court of Judicial Magistrate C K Bharpeth at Waraseoni town, which remanded them in judicial custody till August 30.

A probe was on to ascertain the reason behind the incident, Chouhan added.

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