Jammu tense, mobile Internet services suspended
JAMMU—Mobile Internet services were Wednesday suspended in Jammu following protests in parts of the city after an ancient temple was allegedly desecrated by a “mentally disturbed” person.
According police sources, an ancient temple situated in Roop Nagar area of Jammu was vandalised yesterday which led to protests across the city.
“As a precautionary mea- sure, we have decided to suspend mobile Internet services till the situation returns to normal”, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Jammu, Simrandeep Singh told PTI. Singh said top police and civil officials have been monitoring the situation since last night and the decision to suspend the mobile Internet services was taken to stop any further flare-up of the situation.—RK