Eight held for killing 12 people in Amraiwadi riots

At least eight people have been arrested so far in connection with three cases of riots in labour-dominated Amraiwadi area of the city, which claimed 12 lives in the aftermath of Godhra train carnage in Gujarat.

At least eight people have been arrested so far in connection with three cases of riots in labour-dominated Amraiwadi area of the city, which claimed 12 lives in the aftermath of Godhra train carnage in Gujarat.

Police on Monday said that the accused were booked for murder, arson and rioting, and added that six people were sent to Sabarmati central jail while the other two were remanded to police custody.
Of the six accused, lodged in central jail, four were held in connection with the burning of a Tata Sumo in which at least nine occupants were charred to death at Jasodanagar, while the remaining two are accused of setting ablaze an orange-laden truck near Palvi Tower, causing the death of two persons aboard, police said.

The two held in police custody are held for allegedly killing an autorickshaw driver at Jashodanagar in Amaraiwadi police station limits, sources added.
Bureau Report

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