Uttarakhand: Violence erupts after stone pelting on Hanuman Jayanti procession, more than 10 people injured, ruckus in Uttarakhand’s Roorkee
Dehradun:Violence erupted after stone-pelting during the Shobhayatra, not only in the country’s capital New Delhi, but also in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, on the day of Hanuman Jayanti. A total of 10 people, including the Mandawar outpost in-charge, were injured in the ruckus in Bhagwanpur area. The miscreants ransacked several vehicles and set two on fire. Bhagwanpur police immediately reached the spot as soon as the information was received. Tension remains on both sides. After this incident, a high alert has been issued in the entire state.According to the police, a procession was being taken out to mark the birth anniversary of Hanuman. As soon as the procession reached Dada Jalalpur village from Dada Patti at around eight o’clock, stone pelting started from the roof of a house. After this stone pelting started from the second and third houses as well. This led to screams and stampede on the spot. In this, in addition to Mandawar outpost in-charge Ashish Negi, who was accompanying the procession, more than 10 people were injured.
Jahangirpuri violence live updates: Special team of Delhi Police starts investigation, security personnel on alert mode, extra security arrangements outside JNU situation under control Tension prevails in the village. In view of this, police force from Jhabreda and Buggawala police stations including CO Mangalore Pankaj Gairola has also reached the spot. People from both the sides are on the streets and the police is trying to pacify them. The exact reason for the dispute is not yet known. Both sides are blaming each other for the incident. Haridwar Senior Superintendent of Police Yogendra Singh Rawat says that the situation is currently under control. The matter is being investigated. Police forces and PACs of many police stations of the district have been deployed in the village.
SP Countryside Pramendra Dobal said that during the procession, stones were pelted from the roofs of the houses. Many people have been injured in this, who have been admitted to the hospital. The people of the injured party have been appealed not to take law in their hands. People are being talked to. In view of the tension on the spot, police force and PAC have been deployed.
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