Angered by frequent power cuts,locals today torched a circle officers vehicle,a UPSRTC bus and two trucks and clashed with police in Hasanpur area of Jyotiba Phule Nagar district.
SP Deepika Garg said the incident took place when a group of people blocked the Moradabad Road at Hasanpur protesting frequent powers cut and demanding installation of an additional transformer in the area.
The police cane-charged to disperse the people,but the locals damaged the COs Bolero jeep and set it on fire. They also torched a UPSRTC bus and two trucks which were stuck there following the blockade,the SP said.
The police arrested 20 of them for arson and attack on the police.