Anand: Ten persons were arrested
following communal violence in Borsad taluk of the district
in which ten persons were injured, police said on Monday.
The incident took place in Dahemi village of Vorsad
yesterday late night, when two groups of different communities
clashed with each other over a petty matter, they said.
According to police, the two groups pelted stones on
each other in which over ten people were injured. During the
clash, three motorcycles were set ablaze by the mob, police
The police fired six rounds of tear gas shells to
quell the mob, besides cane-charge.
The mob also set ablaze a marriage venue. Both the
groups have filed cross complaints against each other, police
One company of State Reserve Police (SRP) has been
deployed in Dahemi village. The situation was tense but under
control at present, and further investigation into the
incident is on, police said.