12 people injured in clash

At least 12 people were injured, some of them seriously, when parents of a girl, who had eloped with a boy from the village, clashed with the youth`s family in Roodkali village in the district, police said.

Updated: Aug 21, 2010, 13:27 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: At least 12 people were injured, some of them seriously, when parents of a girl, who had eloped with a boy from the village, clashed with the youth`s family in Roodkali village in the district, police said.

The trouble arose when a couple Arshad (21) and Kosin Begum (18) eloped from the village on August 18.

The parents of the girl lodged an FIR against Arshad and his family alleging that Begum was abducted by them. They later pelted stones and opened fire in the air in which 12
people were injured.

After the incident, police personnel have been deployed in the area to prevent any untoward incident.

In another incident, atleast ten people, including five women, were injured in a clash between two groups after two youths allegedly teased a girl in Banat town of the
district.

PTI