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Women`s protest demanding regular water supply turns violent

Last Updated: Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 18:29

Jaipur: A demonstration by a group of women
demanding regular water supply before the collectorate office
in Kota city today turned violent as police resorted to
lathicharge when they tried to forcefully enter the building.

"At least two women and some cops were injured when
police used mild lathicharge to control the situation,"
Station Head Officer Nayapura Dharmendra said.

The women were demanding regular water supply and as a
symbolic protest they broke a few earthen pots outside the
office. They then tried to enter the office premises forcibly
and pelted stones at police, he said.

"The police resorted to mild lathicharge to control the
situation in which two women sustained injuries. The injured
were admitted to hospital and their condition was stated to be
out of danger," the officer said.

"Ten persons have been arrested for disturbing peace,"
Dharmendra said.


First Published: Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 18:29
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