Physiotherapists protest for 36th day in Jammu, 12 detained
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Last Updated: Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 18:13
Jammu: As the protest of 150 unemployed physiotherapists, demanding jobs in the health department, entered its 36th day, the group clashed with the police leading to the detention of 12 of them, officials said on Tuesday.

Over 150 unemployed physiotherapists, under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Physiotherapists Association, surrounded the Divisional Commissioner's office and blocked roads in support of their demand, they added.

Police rushed to the spot and asked them to remove the blockade, they said, adding, the group later clashed with the police, who in return resorted to mild cane charge and dispersed them.

Twelve members of the JKPA were detained and later released after three hours, they said, adding no one was injured in the cane charge.


First Published: Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 18:13

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