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Mahatma Gandhi statue defaced with pro-ISIS slogans in Rajasthan

Jaipur: Panic gripped Jaipur's Dudu area after a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was  found defaced by some unknown miscreants, with a warning of possible ISIS attacks on the Republic Day.Messages written with paint on a
India TV News Desk January 25, 2016 16:46 IST
India TV News Desk

Jaipur: Panic gripped Jaipur's Dudu area after a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was  found defaced by some unknown miscreants, with a warning of possible ISIS attacks on the Republic Day.

Messages written with paint on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi, warning of possible ISIS attacks on the Republic Day have security agencies into a tizzy.

According to ANI, 'ISIS zindabad' was scribbled on it."

"Some unknown miscreants wrote objectionable and threatening messages on a Gandhi statue at Mojmabad in Dudu area.

Efforts are being taken to ascertain the identity of the accused," D C Jain, IG, Jaipur said.

Additional SP Dudu Sanjay Kumar said the message was written on the back of the statue with paint threatening devastation on January 26.

"ISIS name was also written along with the message. Locals spotted the statue and informed the police," he said.

"An FIR has been lodged and the matter is being probed," he added.