Curfew relaxed for 2 hrs in Ratlam, no untoward incident
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Last Updated: Sunday, September 05, 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 05, 2010, 19:04


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