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Protestors put up road blockade after accident

Last Updated: Monday, January 9, 2012 - 12:07

Jamshedpur: A mob set a vehicle on fire
following an accident, which claimed one life and injured
another in Mango area in Jamshedpur on Monday morning.

According to police one person was killed and another
injured when a car hit an auto-rickshaw. After the accident
the local residents set the car ablaze and put up a road
blockade.

Confirming the death of a person in the road mishap,
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Akhilesh Kumar Jha said
the protestors have torched the car involved in the accident
on fire.

An adequate police force led by senior officials were
deployed to maintain law and order, the SSP said.The local people alleged that police used mild lathicharge
to disperse the protestors, but the police denied using any
force.

PTI

First Published: Monday, January 9, 2012 - 12:07

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