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The Hyderabad police have launched a manhunt for four persons belonging to the Hindutva group who they suspect triggered the communal disturbances in Old City on Apr 7 by hurling a piece of beef on the walls of the Hanuman Temple at Kurmaguda in Madannapet. All the four are residents of Kurmaguda, police said. Reaping political benefits by intensifying communal polarisation in the city is said to be the motive behind the attack. “We have reliable information confirming the role of four Hindu extremists in the Kurmaguda incident that started the recent communal disturbances,” said an investigating officer. While the SIT of the city police is probing the 26 cases of communal clashes that took place in Old City since Kurmagada incident, there is a special emphasis on the investigation into the Kurmaguda Hanuman temple desecration as it was the triggering point for the series of clashes. Intelligence sleuths are also closely monitoring the probe and confirmed the role of Hindutva terrorists behind the attack. An officer, who is part of the probe, revealed that the four suspects who have been on the run now are just mere pawns in the big political game and the main challenge would be to get to the conspirators who used them to reap political benefits.