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Petrol bomb hurled at BJP office in Chennai; party demands NIA probe

According to the police on Wednesday midnight persons riding a two-wheeler had thrown the petrol bombs at the BJP headquarters.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: February 10, 2022 12:20 IST
Petrol bomb hurled at BJP office in Tamil Nadu, 1 detained
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Petrol bomb hurled at BJP office in Tamil Nadu, 1 detained

An unidentified person allegedly threw a petrol bomb at the Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters at around 1 am on Thursday. The saffron party has demanded NIA probe into the incident. The city police have taken into custody one person in connection with the case

According to the police on Wednesday midnight persons riding a two-wheeler had thrown the petrol bombs at the BJP headquarters.

Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai said law and order deteriorating in our state.

"We demand a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe into this incident. The guilty should be booked and punished. Law and order deteriorating in our state. NIA is the only solution to this incident where truth and conspiracy will come out," said Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai.

"We seek NIA investigation because we think there is a larger conspiracy behind this petrol bomb. This should come out," Tamil Nadu BJP chief added.

The BJP has blamed the Tamil Nadu government for the incident. Talking to ANI, BJP's Karate Thyagarajan said, "A petrol bomb was hurled at our office around 1:30 am. We have informed the police and the BJP cadre will not get afraid of such things."

Fortunately, no one was injured in the attack.

Police said one person by the name Vinod has been taken into custody and the investigation into the attack was on.

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