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Oct 03, 2012 at 09:54am IST

HP: Mahatma Gandhi statue desecrated in Shimla on his birth anniversary

Shimla: Miscreants on Tuesday desecrated a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Ridge in Shimla on his birth anniversary. A garland made of empty bottles was found around the neck of the statue, Shimla SP Chander Shekhar Pandit said.

A case under Section 295A (insult to religious feelings) has been filed based on the complaint by Deputy Commissioner Arun Kumar, he said.

"It is a serious matter and we have started probe and the culprits would be brought to the book," Pandit said.

HP: Mahatma Gandhi statue desecrated in Shimla

A garland made of empty bottles was found around the neck of the statue, Shimla SP Chander Shekhar Pandit said.

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