Tension in UP village over wall construction around graveyard

Tension prevailed at Jaroda village in the district after a conflict between members of two communities over construction of boundary wall around a graveyard, police said on Monday.

PTI| Last Updated: Mar 23, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: Tension prevailed at Jaroda village in the district after a conflict between members of two communities over construction of boundary wall around a graveyard, police said on Monday.

Trouble started when members of a community objected to construction of the wall last evening, they said.

The wall was being constructed as per the orders of the district administration.

Senior police and administrative officers rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.

Additional police force has been deployed in the area to prevent any untoward incident.

Cases has been registered against 40 people from both the communities for hampering construction work and disturbing peace in the area.