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Curfew lifted in Hubli; city calm

Last Updated: Monday, March 8, 2010 - 21:12

Hubli: Curfew was lifted this morning
in Hubli, which witnessed violence last week following
protests by members of a minority community over obscene
writings on the wall of a graveyard.

Curfew was lifted from 0700hrs today and only prohibitory
orders would be in force till tomorrow, Raghavendra Auraadkar,
Police Commissioner, Hubli and Dharawad twin cities, said.

No untoward incident was reported in the last two
days, he said.

Auraadkar said 61 persons were arrested and 24
motorcycles seized from areas of Old Hubli from Friday last to
Sunday evening.


First Published: Monday, March 8, 2010 - 21:12
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