Ten arrested after clash in Ganjam

Last Updated: Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 14:22

Berhampur (Odisha): Ten persons were
arrested for alleged involvement in a clash between two groups
in Ganjam district which had claimed a life and injured two
others.

Several others in the village have also been detained
for questioning yesterday, said inspector-in-charge (Hinjili)
A K Barik.

S Pitambar, a 60-year-old man was killed when a rival
group attacked him with sharp weapon, while other two were
injured at Dayapalli village under Hinjili police station.

The condition of the injured persons undergoing
treatment at MKCG Medical College and Hospital here was stated
to be stable.

Although previous enmity between the two groups
persisted in the village since long, sudden provocation
cropped over switching off of a street light near a temple
on the Shivaratri night on Monday, police said.

Additional force was deployed in the village to
maintain law and order situation.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 14:22

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