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Police Patrolling Continue Following Clash in Doheli Village

Published: 04th February 2016 12:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th February 2016 12:18 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: Tension today prevailed in Doheli village, which witnessed a violet clash over appointment of an Imam at a mosque with police patrolling sensitive areas.          

Police is patrolling the sensitive areas as a precautionary measure, Circle Officer Akil Ahmad said. Nine persons were injured when two groups confronted each other over the Imam's appointment yesterday.            

A case has been registered against 20 people under sections 147 (rioting), 148 (rioting, armed with deadly weapon), 149 (unlawful assembly), 307 (attempt to murder) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) of the IPC, police said.   

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