On August 24, Saxena appointed twenty assessors to help the victims for expedited the settlement process. He also directed the officials to complete the process within three months.
His arrest comes days after social activist Teesta Setalvad and former Director General of Police of Gujarat, R B Sreekumar, were held by the authorities in the same case.
Data available with TNIE reveals that the state has seen more than 700 offences related to religious and communal issues in the last 40 months.
Senior Superintendent of Police Rohit Singh Sajwan said 'misleading' news about riots and imposition of curfew in Bareilly was flashed on the two YouTube channels.
Survey finds majority, minority communities almost fully radicalised, Cong falls into trap
In this context, CM Ashok Gehlot said that the BJP's preparation is to set fire and engineer riots “as they know that they are losing the next election.”
Senior BJP leader Jagadish Shettar has said that senior leaders of the party will discuss with the State Government on the need to adopt the Uttar Pradesh model to curb riots in Karnataka.
A second PUC student Abhishek Hiremath posted the controversial video on social media on April 16, later he was nabbed by the police following a complaint.
Pathan, a religious cleric, was absconding for the last few days and he was picked up in Belagavi.
KPCC president DK Shivakumar on Wednesday hit out at senior BJP leaders for blaming Congress leaders of being involved in the violence that broke out in Hubballi last week.
EGI said it was dismayed to note that due diligence has been found wanting in the evaluation and presentation of reports of the clashes between communities.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said the clashes in the north-west Delhi locality are under investigation and all should wait for the outcome.
One such house owner Rakesh Kale lamented that they have been targets of communal riots at least four times since 1992.
According to official data, over 500 people were injured during the northeast Delhi riots last year.