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Over 40 Arrested After Stone Pelting Incident in Shivamogga, Says Karnataka Chief Minister

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced that more than 40 individuals have been arrested in connection with a recent stone pelting incident in Shivamogga city. He emphasized that his government will not tolerate such incidents, asserting that the city is now peaceful. Curfew has been extended throughout the city, and security measures have been heightened following violence during the Eid Milad procession.

The situation remains tense, with a significant police presence to maintain order. Shivamogga has witnessed several previous incidents, including the murder of a Bajrang Dal activist and disputes over the display of banners.