Nine held, SHO suspended for Mohania incident

Nine persons were on Wednesday arrested in connection with yesterday`s torching of a section of a police station by a rampaging mob to protest against the killing of a trader at Mohania in Bihar`s Kaimur district.

Last Updated: Feb 24, 2011, 00:39 AM IST

Patna: Nine persons were on Wednesday arrested in
connection with yesterday`s torching of a section of a police
station and ten vehicles besides damaging orther property by a
rampaging mob to protest against the killing of a trader at
Mohania in Bihar`s Kaimur district.
The station house officer of Mohania police station had
also been suspended on the charge of deriliction of duty,
Water Resources Minister, Vijay Kumar Chaudhary told the state
legislative council in a written statement.

A medical board was constitued to examine the nature of
injury of three persons who suffered wounds.

Additional police personnel had been deployed at
Mohania, he said.
While protesting against the killing Sanjeev Agrawal on
Monday night, a mob sent on fire the computer room of Mohania
police station, burnt down ten public and private vehicles and
also damaged property of a nearby school and hospital, he
said.

PTI