Yanam violence: Five arrested by Puducherry police
Puducherry police arrested five persons in connection with the recent violence at Yanam town.
Kakinada: Puducherry police on Wednesday arrested
five persons in connection with the recent violence at Yanam
town, which had led to killing of a senior executive of
Regency Ceramics, and caused huge damage to the company`s
"We have arrested five persons who are suspected to be
involved in the recent violence. We will have to nab some more
persons. Special teams have been formed to catch them," said
I D Sukla, DIG, Puducherry.
Two companies of the state police were camping in the
town at present, he said.
Two senior IPS officers were supervising the situation
and normalcy had been restored in the town, the DIG added.
"We have so far registered four cases with regard to all
the incidents, including an attack on our own personnel," he
On January 27, a union leader died in hospital, following
his detention by police for violating prohibitory orders. This
led to attack by enraged factory workers on the factory.