Jaipur, Apr 4 (PTI) Three people were today arrested for allegedly desecrating a bust of Mahatama Gandhi in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district, police said.

The accused — Kuldeep Valmiki (24), Arvind Valmiki (24) and Ankit Gehlot (23) — vandalised the statue in Holimangra colony in Nathdwara police station area last Monday, they said.

“All three were arrested on the basis of the footage of a CCTV camera installed near the statue,” said Manoj Kumar, Superintendent of Police, Rajsamand.

“A resident of the colony had complained in the matter after which a case was registered against unidentified people,” he said.

The idol was installed by the Nathdwara Municipality in 2008.

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