Ghaziabad: One killed, 25 injured in clash

At least one person was killed and 25 others injured in a clash which broke out between two communities after a minor road rage incident.

Last Updated: Jul 09, 2012, 00:37 AM IST

Ghaziabad: At least one person was killed and 25 others injured in a clash which broke out between two communities after a minor road rage incident in Farukh Nagar town near here.

All the injured were admitted to Narendra Mohan hospital and further probe was on, said Superintendent of Police Ghaziabad City, Shiv Shankar Yadav.

Last evening, a biker Viresh Tyagi was returning home when he hit a child in the Farukh Nagar area of Sahibabad. After the incident Viresh also allegedly thrashed some people who entered into argument with him, said inspector and station officer of Sahibabad police station, Ramnath Singh Yadav.

In an alleged act of revenge, today morning, Vipin Tyagi, younger brother of Viresh, was shot dead allegedly by a group of men belonging to another community while he was passing through the area, the SP said.
Following the incident, a group of people gathered in the area and started pelting stones and also opened fired.

In the ensuing clash about 25 persons were injured.

A case was registered in Sahibabad police station and additional police force was deployed to control the situation, Yadav said.

Senior Superintendent of Police Prashant Kumar and District Magistrate Aparna Uapdhaya visited the spot.
PTI