Over 50 people arrested in Shamli violence

Amid tight security measures,police arrested 54 people in connection with a clash that erupted in Shamli district,in which a youth was killed,a senior police official said Thursday

Written by Press Trust Of India | Muzaffarnagar | Published: September 6, 2013 3:44 am

Amid tight security measures,police arrested 54 people in connection with a clash that erupted in Shamli district,in which a youth was killed,a senior police official said Thursday. Deputy Superintendent of Police Prakash Kumar said cases have been registered against 54 people for disturbing peace and harmony,inciting violence and indulging in rioting in the area.

Cases have also been registered against 319 people for inciting violence.

Ahsan,26,was shot and over 10 people were injured when two groups exchanged fire and damaged public property over dumping of garbage Wednesday evening.

Shops and business establishments remained shut for the second consecutive day.

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