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Mob indulges in violence, arson in UP

Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 19:44

Lucknow: Infuriated over no power supply for the past some days, an irate mob on Monday indulged in arson and brick-batting in Jyotibaphule Nagar district.

The crowd, protesting at the Sambhal crossing under Hasanpur police station area, indulged in brick-batting and set several vehicles including a roadways bus, a truck, a police jeep and two motorcycles on fire, IG (Law and Order) B P Singh said.

The police had to used mild force to control the mob and bring the situation under control, he said adding that 20 people have been arrested in this connection.

First Published: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 19:44
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