Tension gripped Charminar as angry mob ran towards Bhagyalakshmi temple after Friday prayers at Makka Masjid. Police resorted to lathi charge and when the mob started pelting stones from all corners police fired tear gas shells. Mob showed their anger on media vehicles pelting stones on them. Two cars and two more vehicles were set on fire by the mob.
Police were on high alert as they expected violence as MIM withdrew support on Bhagyalakshmi temple issue and with the day coinciding with friday prayers. Even then police has to experience the anger of mob which tried to disturb law and order.