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Locals protest over frequent power-cuts in Agra

Last Updated: Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 18:14

Agra: Irked over regular power-cuts, a mob
allegedly disrupted traffic movement, indulged in eve-teasing
and attacked some media persons in the Mahatma Gandhi Marg
area, police said.

The incident took place yesterday when locals of
Nalband area took out a rally protesting against frequent
power-cuts and stopped traffic near Mahatma Gandhi Marg area,
they said, adding the mob misbehaved with some woman
passengers in an auto.

Three media persons identified as Vinod Aggarwal,
Dinesh Pachauri and Avinash Jaiswal were also assaulted by the
mob after they reached the spot to report the incident. SP
City Ashok Prasad rushed to the area with a police team to
control the situation, they said.


First Published: Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 18:14

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