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Jat Agitation: Police Station, Petrol Pump Set Afire in Meham

He said the situation was tense in the area and additional forces have been summoned to bring the situation under control.

Published: 20th February 2016 02:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th February 2016 02:13 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

ROHTAK: Tension prevailed in Meham in the district, which has been worst hit by the Jat stir for quota, after a mob of about 2000-2500 people went on the rampage setting on fire a police station, a petrol pump, a government building and a banquet hall today.

"The police station has been set on fire by a group of about 2000-2500 people. They went on rampage today and also set on fire a petrol pump, a government building and a banquet hall," Sub Inspector and SHO of Meham Police Station, Rajender Singh said.

He said the situation was tense in the area and additional forces have been summoned to bring the situation under control. Meham falls in Rohtak district, which has been worst-hit district by the ongoing Jat stir.

The Army is out in the district to bring the situation under control.

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