Curfew relaxed for 2 hrs in Ratlam, no untoward incident

Last Updated: Sunday, September 5, 2010 - 19:04

Ratlam: A relaxation of two hours was
given today in the curfew-bound areas of the city, police
said.

Curfew was relaxed from 12 noon to 2 pm, Collector
Rajendra Sharma said.

A meeting was held to ensure peace in two areas under
curfew - Station Road and Manak Chowk, he said.

A total of 172 people have been arrested so far, of which
122 were directly involved in the violence, Pawan Jain, Ujjain
Range Inspector general said, adding that violence in the area
was pre-planned.

Barring a minor stray incident when some people hurled
stones at a police patrol party this morning, there was no
untoward incident reported from the city, Superintendent of
Police Manak Jain said.

Tension erupted between two communities after a place
of worship was allegedly defiled on September 2.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, September 5, 2010 - 19:04

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