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Violent Clash Over Stolen E-Rickshaw Charger In Dhanbad: 34 Arrested

The incident involved stone-pelting and gunfire, resulting in the arrest of 34 individuals and highlighting the growing issue of e-rickshaw thefts in Jharkhand.

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A violent clash broke out between two groups in Dhanbad's Katra's police station area on July 1, resulting in the arrest of 34 individuals. The confrontation was sparked by the theft of an e-rickshaw charger, leading to stone-pelting and gunfire.

The incident sheds light on the increasing issue of e-rickshaw thefts in Jharkhand, which have left drivers in financial distress. The stolen e-rickshaw chargers significantly impact the livelihoods of these drivers who have invested their life savings in purchasing their vehicles.

Upon receiving information about the clash, the police swiftly reached the spot to bring the situation under control. They managed to apprehend 34 individuals involved in the violent clash. Meanwhile, an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the confrontation and recover the stolen e-rickshaw charger, according to media reports.

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In response to the incident, authorities have imposed Section 144, which prohibits the gathering of more than four people, in the Katras area to maintain law and order.

The theft of e-rickshaws has become a pressing concern in Jharkhand, with several similar incidents reported in recent months. Despite efforts by the police, the problem persists, posing a significant challenge in curbing such thefts.

E-rickshaw drivers, who rely on their vehicles for their livelihoods, face severe financial repercussions due to the thefts. Many of them invest their life savings to purchase e-rickshaws, making the loss of their vehicles devastating.

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