Fresh violence in Udaipur, SP hurt
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 23:04
  
Udaipur: A police officer was injured and several vehicles and shops were damaged as fresh violence erupted in the city on Tuesday with protesters clashing with police demanding release of their leader.

Mohammed Farukh, Secretary of the Anjuman, a religious group, was detained last night following violent protests over objectionable comments against a religion on Facebook.

The members of a particular community gathered in Hathipole area this morning opposing the arrest of Farukh.

They also laid siege to the Hathipole police station following which the police released Farukh.

However, violence erupted when the mob forcibly tried to shut shops in Hathipole and Chetak Circle areas.

The protesters hurled stones at police injuring Additional SP Tejraj Singh, police said.

As many as ten vehicles and several shops were damaged in the clash between the police and the protesters.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 23:04


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