Rajasthan: Section 144 imposed in four districts, internet services suspended till tomorrow

“Around 20 policemen, including the SP and the additional SP have sustained injuries. The SP’s vehicle was set afire by protesters. The police had to resort to firing of tear gas shells to quell the mob,” additional director general of police NRK Reddy said.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 13, 2017 12:15 am
rajasthan, rajasthan protest, rajasthan violence, gangster Anand Pal Singh, gangster Anand Pal Singh protest, internet service suspended, indian express news, india news Violent protests erupted at Nagaur district of Rajasthan on Wednesday. (Representational image)

At least 16 people have been injured in a protest by Rajput community demanding Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) enquiry in the encounter of gangster Anand Pal Singh, news agency ANI reported. Section 144 has been imposed and internet services has been suspended till tomorrow in Nagaur, Churu, Sikar and Bikaner district.

According to a Hindustan Times report, around 20 policemen have been injured in attacks by the protesters. They had also set fire to the Nagaur superintendent of police (SP) Paris Deshmukh’s vehicle. “Around 20 policemen, including the SP and the additional SP have sustained injuries. The SP’s vehicle was set afire by protesters. The police had to resort to firing of tear gas shells to quell the mob,” additional director general of police (law and order) NRK Reddy told Hindustan Times. The two police officials have been shifted to a local hospital in Deedwana, he added.

“We are yet to know if the protesters are armed with weapons. We have cleared the railway tracks which they were earlier blocking,” said Reddy.

A senior police official told Hindustan Times that, “We are trying to control the situation and constantly communicating with the people on the ground.”

More details awaited.

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    Viquar Ahmed
    Jul 13, 2017 at 4:53 pm
    What happened to BJP spokesman and leadars why they are not speaking to imposed President rule in rajasthan. When people are settling fire to POLICE vehicles making public property damage that to in 4 districts imposed curfew. Before raising fingers on other state non bjp government kindly do ur homework.
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      ladu
      Jul 13, 2017 at 9:47 am
      Why is this not different from Burhan Wani ? Is a gangster a nationalist or another type of terrorist ? Double standards for the Modi government. With internet suspended who can use BHIM ? How do you pay for mobile banking ? Sabka Vinash ..Modiji ?
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        chitta
        Jul 13, 2017 at 9:38 am
        Muslim must increase Muslim ppulation so that Hindus cannot show Hindu power on Muslim. Muslim start marrying Hindu girls so that Hindu ppulation will decline automatically.
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          Indian always
          Jul 13, 2017 at 9:29 am
          Brahmins slave hypocrites advocating telling own countrymen as foreigners. Shame on such creatures.
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            Indian always
            Jul 13, 2017 at 9:27 am
            At least italians are better than pandits and brahminswho tortured own community and sowed horrific seeds of casteism within own community.
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              Indian always
              Jul 13, 2017 at 9:24 am
              These goons must be work of sanghi gang of right wing extremist hindus. They are terrorists and shoot at sight order must be given to clear country of such anti national elements
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                RealRasool
                Jul 13, 2017 at 9:00 am
                This must be a conspiracy by Maha-mad's mualans. The smelly mullahs are creating problems everywhere.
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                  Shivaji
                  Jul 13, 2017 at 6:25 am
                  Acche din -- Modi ullu ke patthe hamaare bure din wapas kar!!
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                    Indian Abroad
                    Jul 13, 2017 at 7:33 am
                    Ullu Ka pattha tu hai. If govt forces killed a gangster and a certain community wants to protest the killing just because he belonged to their community, then shame on them. They are bad citizen of the society. Why are you blindly dragging Modi in?
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                      porous pandit
                      Jul 13, 2017 at 7:58 am
                      fools like you deserve to be ruled by un educated Italians and their slaves how is Modi responsible for this is this not a issue at local level where DC and after him Chief minister is responsible your wifeRuns away with the neighbour you should go and find her you can not blame your PM for that
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                        Jai hind
                        Jul 13, 2017 at 12:26 pm
                        Yeah Modi might be able to give some tips on a case in which a husband Runs away ... Because he is one among those hubbies right 😄😋
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                        Harish
                        Jul 13, 2017 at 8:39 am
                        Shivaji: Jab tera baap kehta tha padh le, tab tuney padhai ki nahi. Ab apni ganwar soch yaha to mat dikha. Tere liyey to PM har jagah danda lekar khada ho jaye aur criminals ko chor de toh wo achhe din ho jayenge. Tum jaiso ko ghulami aur pair chatney ki aadat pad gayi hai. Congress ke 60 saal nahi dikhte par achhai ke 3 saal chubh rahey hai. Asli terrorist tum jaise log hai jo desh ko deemak ki tarah barbad kar rahey hai.
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                          Jai hind
                          Jul 13, 2017 at 12:27 pm
                          Achai ka 3 saal .. Blind bakth ...ophthalmologist ka number du
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                          RealRasool
                          Jul 13, 2017 at 9:01 am
                          Maha-mad's mullah, plz go to Porkistan and enjoy 72 virgins
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                            Viquar Ahmed
                            Jul 13, 2017 at 4:58 pm
                            Arey ho hijdey ki aulad . Teri behen ku bhej.
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