Attack on 100-year-old Hindu temple at Purana Qila of Rawalpindi

March 29, 2021 10:43 pm by Web Desk

A group of anonymous people attacked an over 100-year-old Hindu temple at Purana Qila of Rawalpindi, causing damage to its ongoing renovation work that was started earlier.

The surroundings of the temple were surrounded by shops and kiosks which were removed by the authorities and renovation was started last month.

The security officer of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB), Northern Zone, Syed Raza Abbas Zaidi, lodged an FIR at Banni police station.

The religious rites were not started in the temple nor were there any idol or any other worship item.
The complainant said 10 to 15 people stormed the temple on Saturday at about 7.30pm and damaged the main door and another door at the upper story as well as the staircase.

The police have started the investigations.

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