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Aurangabad Violence: Maha Governor Asks CM To Ensure Stern Action Against Arsonists

Aurangabad Violence: Maha Governor Asks CM To Ensure Stern Action Against Arsonists

The Governor of Maharashtra has urged the Chief Minister to take strict action against those involved in the attack on a police station in Aurangabad. The attack left 12 people, including ten policemen, injured, and resulted in the arrest of seven individuals.

Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais
Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais Photo: PTI/Kunal Patil

Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais on Friday asked Chief Minister Eknath Shinde to ensure that stern action was taken against those involved in an attack on a police station in Aurangabad city. 

Bais had a telephonic conversation with Shinde, Raj  Bhavan sources said. At least 12 persons including ten policemen were injured on Thursday after a mob of around 500 people hurled stones and petrol-filled bottles when cops tried to control the situation following a clash between two groups near a Ram temple in Kiradpura locality of Aurangabad.

One person succumbed to injuries during the day while police have arrested seven persons in connection with the violence.

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