40 Arrested, 12 Cops Injured In Karnataka Violence Over Social Media Post

40 people were arrested in the case of throwing stones at the old Hubli police station in the Dharwad district of Karnataka last night, which left twelve police personnel, including an inspector, injured. Some police vehicles were also vandalised by the mob, officials said. Police resorted to mild lathi-charge and used tear gas shells to disperse the mob, officials said, adding that prohibitory orders have been imposed in the city following the violence. Speaking to the media, state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra said a police officer is in serious condition and has been admitted to the hospital for treatment.

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