Gandhinagar, May 6: The Gujarat police on Friday, has arrested at least six people for allegedly beating a man to death over playing loudspeaker at a temple in Mudarda village of Gujarat’s Mehsana.
The police have arrested the six accused on the charges of murder, rioting and assault.
The deseased has been dentified as Jaswantji Thakor.
The Police said that according to complaint received by them, Jaswantji Thakor and his elder brother Ajitji Thakor were playing devotional music in the temple in the evening.
They said a villager Sadaji Ravaji Thakor came and raised objection about the use of loudspeaker. He was told by the brothers that the volume of speaker was low but he got angry and called his aides. The complaint said that Sadaji Thakor and his aides beat up the two brothers with sticks.
The two brothers were taken to the Mehsana civil hospital and were referred to Ahmedabad Civil Hospital for further treatment. Jaswantji Thakor died during treatment, the police said.
Meanwhile, the police have taken the accused Vishnuji Ravaji Thakor, Babuji Chelaji Thakor, Jyantiji Ravaji Thakor, Javanji Chelaji Thakor and Vinuji Chelaji Thakor into custody and have also launched an investigation into the incident.