A total of 25 persons incuding five girls were arrested by the police from the chief minister's residence while trying to cross the barricades erected on the road, official sources said.
As activists reached the spot before schedule and tried to cross the barricades, police cane charged them to disperse them from the spot.
The arrested activists were sent to jail from the spot, sources said, adding that the situation was brought under control soon.
Bhopal: Police on Sunday used force to disperse activist of Anna Hazare's India Against Corruption (IAC) when they tried to gherao Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's residence.
First Published: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 21:14