DEHRADUN: Police in Vikasnagar in Uttarakhand's Dehradun has to lathicharge to after a protest by locals in the city turned violent.
Uttarakhand: Police resort to lathi-charge after locals protesting against the killing of a youth turn violent in Vikasnagar. pic.twitter.com/tc1DHR7X8d
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The locals had been protesting against the death of a youth in Vikasnagar.
The case pertains to the kidnapping of a youth in the area. The locals have been alleging foul play in the incident. The police conducted a search operation in Dhakrani Power House in the area after the allegations. The police had been suspecting the youth had been killed and thrown in a canal.
The agitating locals blocked the roads at a major junction in the city to stage the protest. They even forced the shops to be shut.