Eight policemen injured in clashes with protesters

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 19:50

Jaipur: Eight policemen were injured
here on Tuesday after villagers pelted stones at them while protesting
against the arrest of a youth in Nosar Ghati area in Ajmer
district, officials said.

The protesters blocked a road in Nosar Ghati and pelted
stones at police and damaged a jeep, they said, adding
eight policemen received mild injuries in the incident.

The youth, Amir, was arrested today in a case relating to
damage of public property which irked locals, who staged a
protest and demanded his immediate release.

The unruly mob was later dispersed after senior police
officers pacified them, they said.

Barring a constable, rest of the policemen were discharged
after first-aid treatment, the officials said.

No arrests have been made so far in this connection.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 19:50

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