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Suspension of Mobile Internet Services in Jammu

The action has been taken to control the protests in parts of the city

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Jun 15 2016 12:54PM | Updated Date: Jun 15 2016 4:31PM

Suspension of Mobile Internet Services in Jammu
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Jammu, on Wednesday saw a suspension of mobile internet services. The action is taken due to following protests in parts of the city after an ancient temple was allegedly desecrated by a ‘mentally disturbed’ person.
 
The ancient temple situated in Roop Nagar area was wrecked on Tuesday resulting in several protests in the parts of the city.
 
As a precautionary measure, police have decided to suspend mobile Internet services till the situation returns to normal, Simarandeep Singh, deputy commissioner (DC) Jammu, told media. 
 
He added by saying that top police and civil officials have been monitoring the situation since Tuesday night and the decision to suspend the mobile internet services was taken to stop any further flare-up of the situation.
 
Also, if situation remains normal, the suspension of mobile internet services will be taken back by the evening. 
 
While, protestors on Tuesday night set three vehicles on fire and had resorted to stone pelting on police after the news of the desecration of the temple spread in the city, police have arrested the man who allegedly vandalized the temple and have started the investigations.