More violence in Muzaffarnagar, tension prevails as students beaten up

Police have registered a case against 150 people for the violence and named three of them.

By: Press Trust of India | Muzaffarnagar | Updated: August 30, 2014 12:10 pm
UP  district has witnessed a string of communal incidents since the riots in September last year that left over 60 people dead and hundreds of others displaced.  UP district has witnessed a string of communal incidents since the riots in September last year that left over 60 people dead and hundreds of others displaced.

Tension prevailed after four students from a community were beaten up by a group of people in Jat colony, sparking protests. The trouble started when the four youths had gone for tuition classes in the colony last evening. A group of people allegedly attacked them claiming that they were indulging in eve-teasing, police said.

The boys were rescued by the police and were admitted to hospital. Irate protesters laid a siege at a police station demanding action against those who had beaten up the boys.

Police have registered a case against 150 people for the violence and named three of them.

Superintendent of Police Sarvan Kumar said on Saturday that some people tried to block the road at Meenakshi Chowk last evening but additional forces were rushed and the situation brought under control.

Security has been tightened and paramilitary personnel have been deployed in sensitive areas in Muzaffarnagar.

The western Uttar Pradesh district has witnessed a string of communal incidents since the riots in September last year that left over 60 people dead and hundreds of others displaced.

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  1. Sai Balaram
    May 10, 2015 at 8:57 am
    allegedly the boys teased them and then beaten up. now what explains the use of the pic of a old man and kids??? #pressutes
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      Real factor
      Aug 30, 2014 at 6:12 pm
      I wn with u Dear...
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        Real factor
        Aug 30, 2014 at 6:19 pm
        Real story u knowwell dont misguide now people of indian know well thn us ok bddy.plz calm down From Bhartiya jakham party of indian Region......well..
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          Real factor
          Aug 30, 2014 at 6:26 pm
          What about godhra ? Mr Girgaonkar tht is godhrabaadi plz chsnge this name also plz plz plz plz plzplz plz plz plz. Bé a practical guys first undstnd thn comnt right thing...
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            Abhay Maheshwari
            Aug 30, 2014 at 4:17 pm
            The picture with a helpless looking Muslim man with two young children is a Goebellian master-stroke. Blamed the Hindus as aggressors and at the same time keeping the option of denial intact
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