The violence against the Indian community in Leicester, United Kingdom, was severely condemned today by the Indian High Commission in London. The Indian High Commission vehemently denounced the violence and vandalism of a Hindu temple in Leicester in a statement.
“We have strongly taken up this matter with the UK authorities and have sought immediate action against those involved in these attacks. We call on the authorities to protect the affected people,” the statement from the Indian High Commission said.
The Indian High Commission has also urged the authorities to protect those affected.
According to a statement from Leicestershire Police, fifteen persons have so far been detained for their part in t he incident.
According to Leicester Police, they are looking into the incident of a flag being torn down in front of a place of worship on Melton Road.
Social media videos also showed Hindu protestors yelling “Jai Shree Ram” slogans. The groups were charged by the opposing side with damaging Muslim-owned buildings in Leicester.