Rudrapur violence: Curfew relaxed for two hours

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 17:14

Dehradun: Curfew was relaxed today for two
hours in Uttarakhand`s Rudrapur town where communal clashes
on Sunday left four persons dead and scores injured.

It was relaxed from 1200 hrs to 1400 hrs and the period
passed off incident-free, said DIG (Udhamsingh Nagar) Abhinav
Kumar.

Police and Rapid Action Force are keeping a high vigil
in vulnerable areas, he said adding a bid to strip a woman in
Rudrapur town was foiled.

Indefinite curfew was imposed in the town after communal
clashes over an alleged act of sacrilege left four persons
dead and scores injured. Mobs also torched five shops and
several vehicles.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 17:14

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