Curfew clamped, internet suspended in Rajasthan town after communal clash

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Curfew clamped, internet suspended in Rajasthan town after communal clash



Curfew clamped, internet suspended in Rajasthan town after communal clash


Jaipur, April 12 :

Curfew was clamped and internet providers suspended in Chhabra town of Rajasthan’s Baran district on Sunday as communal clashes broke out, leaving a number of outlets and autos set on hearth, whereas different outlets have been looted, police mentioned.

Senior officers, together with the Inspector General of Police, the District Collector, and the Superintendent of Police, have been holding a high-level assembly.

Police mentioned that two teams from totally different communities pelted stones on one another on Sunday and torched autos parked round after placing six outlets afire. 

A number of outlets have been additionally looted and police carried out a baton cost to disperse the gang.

The District Collector introduced imposition of curfew in the night and later, the Divisional Commissioner introduced suspension of internet.

Sunday’s clash was an extension of an incident reported on Saturday, when Kamal Singh, a resident of Ahmedpura, confronted feedback whereas he was shopping for fruits. The matter escalated when the opposite aspect took out sharp knives. 

The shopkeepers current there intervened, however in the meantime, two folks have been injured, and brought to the hospital for remedy.

After the incident, folks reached the native police station and demanded motion in opposition to the accused. Police interrogated three youths and took them in custody.

However, on Sunday, a number of folks gathered on the similar space whereas folks from different communities additionally got here there.

As members of the 2 communities got here head to head, they began pelting stones on one another, and the matter escalated with the arson and looting.

The hearth brigade was additionally vandalised, earlier than police reached the spot, and used drive to disperse the mob.
A number of folks have been taken into custody, police mentioned.

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