Sagar (Madhya Pradesh): Members of Jain community took to streets after a video showing-- a Jain saint defecating at a cremation ground in Sagar district, surfaced of social media. Offended and angry, the Jain community has alleged that the video was completely unethical and in violation of privacy. They have demanded strict action against the person accused of capturing and uploading the video.
According to information, a monk of the Jain community was habitual of defecating in a cremation ground of Sagar district. People allege that the Jain monk was going to the cremation ground for defecation for the last 15 days which did not go well with the Patel community.
Khoobchand Patel tried to stop the monk several times, but in vain. Patel got frustrated and captured his video and posted on social media.
Jain community jammed roads to protest
The video attracted a huge chaos and revolt from the people of the Jain community that they jammed the roads in the district. Later, Sagar police took control of the situation and arrested the accused, Khoobchand Patel for capturing and circulating an obscene video.
Accused’s house set ablaze
It is also said in the matter that the day on which the video went viral, the house of a person from a Patel community was set ablaze at night in Shahpur.
The fire incident also spread tension in the area. The protesters also allege that the house which was set on fire belonged to Khubchand Patel.
However, the jam ended after the police gave assurance and gave a memorandum to the SDM.
At present, in view of the tension in the area, the police have deployed heavy forces.