Andhra Pradesh: Saraswati idol and Potti Sreeramulu statue demolished in school
The police visited the Sarojini Naidu Girls High School in Akividu town of West Godavari district for investigating the matter.
On Friday, unidentified miscreants demolished an idol of Goddess Saraswati and a statue of freedom fighter Potti Sreeramulu in a school in Akividu town of West Godavari district, police said.
The police informed some unidentified miscreants demolished the idol and statue in Sarojini Naidu Girls High School. One of the teachers in the school said that the institution had filed a police complaint. "When we came to the school this morning, we found that some unknown miscreants vandalised the idol of Goddess Saraswati and a statue of Potti Sreeramulu. We felt very bad and filed a complaint in the police station," the teacher said.
The teacher also added that the police visited the school and is investigating the matter.
West Godavari: A statue of freedom fighter Potti Sriramulu and an idol of Goddess Saraswati were vandalised by unknown miscreants at Sarojini Naidu Girls High School in Akividu, yesterday. FIR has been registered. #AndhraPradesh pic.twitter.com/dHhV36usAp— ANI (@ANI) March 13, 2020
Under Section 427 (Mischief causing damage) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 3 of Prevention of Damage to Public Property (PDPP) Act, an FIR has been registered at Akividu police station in the matter.
In the meantime, the students have requested to arrange a night security guard at the school.