Hyderabad, April 17 -- An Austrian Jewish tourist was summoned by Kerala Police after a video of her tearing down a pro-Palestinian mural in Fort Kochi, Ernakulam district, went viral on social media.

The incident occurred on Monday night near the Fort Kochi boat jetty, where the tourist allegedly destroyed a pro-Palestine poster put up by the Students Islamic Organisation (SIO).

The police have registered a First Information Report (FIR) against the woman at the Fort Kochi police station under Indian Penal Code section 153 (wantonly giving provocation with the intent to cause riot, whether or not riot is committed). The offense is bailable, and the woman was released from the station.

The altercation began when the woman tore down a p...