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Protesters block Jodhpur-Jaipur highway, set ablaze buses

Protesters demanding action against the police for the "encounter" of a youth today blocked the Jodhpur-Jaipur Highway, setting ablaze two Rajasthan Roadways buses and damaging other vehicles.



Jodhpur: Protesters demanding action
against the police for the "encounter" of a youth today
blocked the Jodhpur-Jaipur Highway, setting ablaze two
Rajasthan Roadways buses and damaging other vehicles.

Police said few hundred people gathered near
Dangiawas, some 25 km the town this afternoon and blocked the
highway.

They were shouting slogans against the police and the
administration and demanding registration of a case against
the police for death of Choturam Jat in an encounter on May 18
and compensation of Rs 20 lakh and a government job for any of
his kin.

Police said they arrested 23 people in connection with
the violence.

PTI

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