Hindu Yuva Vahini activists go on rampage in Mau



Mau: Hindu Yuva Vahini activists, protesting the murder of their leader, on Wednesday went on a rampage in the city damaging vehicles.

Police swung batons to disperse the protesters and restore calm, officials said.

The youths staged a demonstration, damaged vehicles and vandalised property, they said adding Radhey Shyam, the city president of the Vahini, was arrested.

Vahini's UP Coordinator Vishnu Dutt Ojha was killed on Monday in Basti by some persons sparking pitched battles between members of the Hindu group and SP activists. City Police Station SHO was suspended and an inquiry instituted to probe Ojha's killing.

An FIR was registered against local Samajwadi Party leader Dhanshyam Mishra, his father, two brothers and two more persons in connection with the killing.

PTI