Police on Friday claimed to have arrested four “lead miscreants” who hurled stones on the forces deployed outside the Jamia Masjid after congregational Friday prayers.
“Today at about 2.00 pm, after the culmination of Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid Nowhatta, a group of miscreants started pelting stones on the deployments at the main gate of Jamia Masjid,” said a spokesman.
“Various police parties deputed in the area apprehended four lead miscreants who were fomenting trouble there.”
He said a toy pistol was recovered from one of the “miscreants” apprehended there.
In this connection, a case FIR No 47/2018 of P/S Nowhatta has been registered under relevant sections and investigation has been taken up, he said.