300 farmers booked for blocking highway

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 16:13

Muzaffarnagar (UP): Around 300 farmers have been booked for allegedly rioting and confining officials during a blockade of the Delhi-Dehradun highway near Khatoli, police said here on Wednesday.
According to police, the farmers who were demanding adequate compensation for the land acquired by authorities, blocked the highway and held back the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) officials on Monday.
No arrests have been made so far.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 16:13

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