Six injured in stone-pelting during Ganesh procession

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 15:19

Vadodara: Strict police bandobast has been placed in the Panigate area of the city where six people were injured in a stone-pelting incident, police said on Tuesday.

Two persons have been arrested in connection with the late last night incident, police said.

Six persons, including two policemen, were injured in stone-pelting during a Ganesh idol procession in the city last midnight, police said, adding that the reason for the provocation could not be ascertained.

"The situation is normal in the area and steps have been taken to ensure that such incidents do not occur again," city police commissioner Satish Sharma told News agencies.

Police vigil has been stepped up in the city in view of the ten-day Ganesh festival commencing from tomorrow.


First Published: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 15:18

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