Individuals blocked roads, pelted stones in Jehanabad district, after a person arrested in liquor commerce died in judicial custody in Aurangabad
A feminine constable died after being run over by a automobile in Jehanabad whereas making an attempt to quell a mob which in protest in opposition to a custodial demise indulged in heavy stone-pelting and fired gunshots, leaving many police personnel injured.
The busy Jehanabad-Arwal freeway remained jammed for hours on account of the difficulty that erupted in Parasbigha police station space of the district, stated Sub Divisional Police Officer, Jehanabad, Ashok Kumar Pandey.
“The mob was livid over the demise of 1 Govind Manjhi who was arrested a while again for partaking in liquor commerce. He had been remanded to judicial custody and lodged at a jail within the adjoining Aurangabad district, he stated.
Bihar | Individuals blocked street, pelted stones in Jehanabad district after man accused in liquor case died after he was despatched to judicial custody in Aurangabad. Lady constable killed after she was run over by a automobile whereas saving herself from mob. 4-5 folks held: SDPO Ashok Pandey pic.twitter.com/YXTkTseeJV
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Notably, sale and consumption of liquor is totally banned in Bihar the place the Nitish Kumar authorities had introduced in a stringent prohibition legislation six years in the past.
“Manjhi died on the jail on Friday. Because the information reached right here, residents of his village squatted on the freeway blaming the demise on bodily torture. When a police get together tried to assuage them, they took recourse to violence”, stated Pandey.
The SDPO stated the constable, Kanti Devi, “was hit by a automobile whereas she was engaged within the operation and he or she succumbed to accidents whereas being rushed to a hospital”.
“The agitators indulged in heavy stone-pelting and fired a couple of pictures from unlicensed firearms. A number of police personnel have obtained grievous accidents. Now we have arrested 5 folks on this connection. A heavy deployment of police is in place to maintain the scenario underneath management”. stated Pandey.
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With inputs from PTI
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