UP Police detains dozens over social media posts after Ayodhya verdict

Dozens of people in UP have been detained on suspicion of publishing inflammatory social media posts and setting off celebratory firecrackers after the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya land dispute case, police said on Sunday.

The Supreme Court awarded the bitterly contested site in Ayodhya to Hindus on Saturday, dealing a defeat to Muslims who also claim the land that has sparked some of the country's bloodiest riots since independence. In 1992, a Hindu mob destroyed the 16th-century Babri Mosque on the site, triggering.....

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