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Miscreants hurl petrol bomb at BJP office in Tamil Nadu, 1 detained; No injuries reported

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Chennai: Two unidentified persons came in two-wheelers and hurled petrol bombs at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in Chennai, Tamil Nadu at around 1 am on Thursday. After that, they evaded the police and escaped.

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The city police have taken into custody one person in connection with the case. The accused has been identified as 38-year-old Vinoth, and he is being questioned by the police.

According to the police on Wednesday midnight persons riding a two-wheeler had thrown the petrol bombs at the BJP headquarters.

However, the BJP blamed the Tamil Nadu government for the incident. Talking to ANI, BJP’s Karate Thyagarajan said, “A petrol bomb was hurled at our office around 1:30 am. We have informed the police and the BJP cadre will not get afraid of such things.”

No one was injured in the incident. BJP workers gathered outside the office and demanded action to be taken.

Police said one person by the name Vinod has been taken into custody and the investigation into the attack was on.

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