Tension in MP town following communal clash

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 20:19

Rajgarh (MP): Tension gripped the town of
Khilchipur, about 20 km from here, following a dispute
between two communities on Tuesday.
The incident occurred when a person belonging to a
particular community tore off a poster, resulting in a clash
with another community, police said.

The mob set a few shops afire.

District administration immediately took precautionary
measures and imposed section 144 in the town and deployed
additional forces.
Rajgarh Collector M B Ojha and Superintendent of Police
K B Sharma have reached the town.

The situation is still tense but under control, police


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First Published: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 20:19

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