Jaipur: At least ten more people were arrested today in connection with the clashes at Rajasthan’s Malpura town in which 15 Kanwariyas were injured on Thursday, police said. So far, 28 people have been arrested and there has been no relaxation in the curfew, which was imposed yesterday following the clashes, they said.Also Read - Goa Extends Statewide Curfew Till July 26, With Same Restrictions and Relaxations
Clashes erupted after locals pelted stones at Kanwariyas in Malpura in Tonk district on Thursday injuring 15 of them. The situation remains tense but is under control, police said. Also Read - Covid-19: Chandigarh Extends Weekend Curfew Restrictions Till THIS Date | Check Details Here
Station House Officer (SHO), Malpura, Navnit Bihari Vyas said with 10 more arrests today, a total of 28 people have been arrested since the incident. There has been no relaxation in the curfew considering the law and order situation in the town. The situation is under control, he said. No fresh incidents of violence were reported since yesterday, the SHO said. Also Read - With Thermometers, Nebuliser In Hand, People Of This Uttarakhand Village Fight Covid On Their Own
The attack on Kanwariyas was followed by arson in which a vehicle was torched forcing the authorities to impose Section 144 of the CrPC.
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