The Navapura police on Monday morning arrested five more people in connection with communal violence in Madanzampa street area on August 20. The accused,produced in a court during the day,were remanded in judicial custody.
The arrested are Pravesh Prakash Kachiya,Ronak alias Paliyo Bharat Kachiya,Dhrumil Rajesh Kachia,Kiran Krishnakant Kachia and Rajesh Vijay Kachia.
The five have been charged with rioting,damaging public property,inciting violence and injuring police personnel. With their arrest,the total number of accused in the case has gone up to nine.
Last week,the police had arrested Javed Iqbal Tapdiwala,Irfan Yusuf Bodiwala,Shoeb Mohammed Bodiwala and Jigesh Dilip Kachia.
An officer of the Navapura police station said,We have imposed relevant sections on the arrested accused,who have been remanded in judicial custody. The investigations are on and we are trying to locate some more people involved in the violence.