Man held for damaging idol, flag at temple in Lucknow

 
Man held for damaging idol, flag at temple in Lucknow

Lucknow: A 25-year-old man was arrested for damaging an idol and a flag at a temple in Chowk area on the banks of the Gomti in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, the police said on Thursday. The man was in an inebriated state. The priest of the temple said that the man reached the ‘Lete Hanuman Mandir’ on Wednesday night in an inebriated condition and damaged the idol of Shani Dev with a stone.

He also damaged a religious flag. When he was damaging the idol, a group of people standing there caught hold of him and handed him over to the police. An investigation into the case is going on, the police further said.