Purani dilli became a center point to clashes that broke out following a minor dispute between two communities. A video went viral online which showed a man claiming to have been beaten up by some people over a parking issue.
As per reports, a mob consisting of about 200 people entered the temple in that area and vandalised it. Also the group first entered the house and beat up a man and before targeting the temple. The incident soon flared up with some people of a different community vandalising a temple in the area, triggering communal tension.
The security has been tightened in the areas the situation has become tense.
The incident is said to have happened after a man began assaulting a few intoxicated men over a parking dispute. The fight soon escalated and a mob vandalised a temple in the area at about 10 pm which triggered communal tensions.
A purported video of the incident released by Delhi MLA Kapil Mishra shows a mob vandalising a temple while shouting slogans like Allah O Akbar and Naara E Takbeer.