Informers who offer information about those involved in communal violence that erupted during a Ram Navami parade in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone, where many were hurt due to stone-throwing, will be eligible for a reward of 10,000 rupees.
Ankit Jaiswal, Superintendent of Police (SP) Khargone, told the reporters, "For information on anti-social elements who have gone missing, a prize of $10,000 has been offered. A total of 106 people have been charged in this case."
According to the SP, 63 First Information Reports (FIRs) have been filed in connection with the communal violence.
"The number of arrests has risen to 169. There were 57 cases reported. In Khargone, there are a total of 63 FIR. The accused have been identified by video evidence and the names of some of the victims have been revealed "Mr. Jaiswal explained.
The Madhya Pradesh government announced a one-crore relief fund for families affected by the Khargone violence on Monday.
Meanwhile, the district administration and police dismantled unlawful structures belonging to people accused of attacking a Ram Navami procession. About 45 residences and shops were bulldozed by the authorities. A total of 16 homes and 29 businesses were demolished.
During a Ram Navami parade on April 10, a group of people threw stones at each other, injuring several people, including police officers. The stone-throwing began at the outset of the parade, injuring four persons, one of them was a police officer.