Thursday 27 October 2016

Tension in Muzaffarnagar After Mob Beats Up Youths

File-Narendra Bisht

Tension prevailed after four students from a community were beaten up by a group of people in Jat colony here, sparking protests.

The trouble started when the four youths had gone for tuition classes in the colony last evening. A group of people allegedly attacked them claiming that they were indulging in eve-teasing, police said.

The boys were rescued by the police and were admitted to hospital.

Irate protesters laid a siege at a police station demanding action against those who had beaten up the boys.

Police have registered a case against 150 people for the violence and named three of them.

Superintendent of Police Sarvan Kumar told reporters here today that some people tried to block the road at Meenakshi Chowk here last evening but additional forces were rushed and the situation brought under control.

Security has been tightened and paramilitary personnel have been deployed in sensitive areas in Muzaffarnagar.

The western Uttar Pradesh district has witnessed a string of communal incidents since the riots in September last year that left over 60 people dead and hundreds of others displaced.

© Copyright PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of any PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without their prior written consent.
At Least Three Killed in Taliban Attack in Afghanistan Curfew in Parts of Kashmir, Youth Killed, Toll Rises to 58
Download the Outlook ​Magazines App. Six magazines, wherever you go! Play Store and App Store

Post a Comment

You are not logged in, please Log in or Register
  • Daily Mail

More than a decade after India first started the procurement process, it has finally inked an €8bn agreement to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France’s Dassault. The original deal was to buy 126 Rafales to replace the accident-prone Russian MiG-21s. Ultimately, the government offered to buy only 36 ready-to-fly planes.

POLL STARTED ON: Sep 26, 2016
Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro is hosting the 31st Olympic Games from August 5 to 21. This is the first Olympics being held in South America and is going on even as a majority Brazilians are unhappy with their rulers. Here’s a quiz on some random Olympic facts and related trivia.
QUIZ STARTED ON: Aug 11, 2016