Officials attacked during anti-encroachment drive

Officials were injured during an anti-encroachment drive in Shamli district when the protesting residents started pelting stones in the government team.

Updated: Sep 10, 2012, 15:43 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar (UP): Several officials were injured during an anti-encroachment drive in neighbouring Shamli district when the protesting residents started pelting stones on the government team, officials said here Monday.
Muzaffarnagar (UP): Several officials were injured during an anti-encroachment drive in neighbouring Shamli district when the protesting residents started pelting stones on the government team, officials said here Monday.
A case has been registered against 48 people, including 23 women, for attacking the officials, he said.

Security has been stepped up in the area and additional police personnel have been deployed.

PTI