Coimbatore, May 29 (PTI) Pieces of raw meat, which was
presumed to be pork, were found strewn near two temples here
by miscreants on Friday, triggering tension in the area.
Residents and devotees noticed the meat in front of
Venugopal Swamy and Sri Raghavendra temples situated on
Sullivan street here and alerted the police, who rushed to the
Considering the gravity of the situation, a large posse
of police personnel were deployed in the area, even as leaders
of various Hindu outfits reached the spot and demanded that
the culprits be brought to book, police said.
Condemning the incident, Tamil Nadu BJP General
Secretary, Vanathi Srinivasan sought immediate action against
"It is reported that the persons came in a two-wheeler
and threw "pork steak" inside the shrine of Venugopal Swamy &
Raghavendra Swamy of Coimbatore.. @cbedtpolice take immediate
action," she said in a tweet.
Deputy Commissioner of Police, Balaji Saravanan arrived
at the spot and conducted a preliminary inquiry.
Innvestigation is on and the CCTV footage in the area are
being verified, they said. PTI NVM
Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI
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