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Two cops injured in protest against VMC's encroachment drive in Vadodara

Two policemen were today injured when a mob allegedly set on fire a police outpost and their six two-wheelers.

Published: 31st May 2016 03:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st May 2016 03:59 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

VADODARA: Two policemen were today injured when a mob allegedly set on fire a police outpost and their six two-wheelers as they protested an encroachment drive by the civic body on Ajwa Road here, police said.   

"The mob of nearly 200 people attacked the officials of Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) when they reached Suleiman-Ni-Chal locality to carry out demolition. They set on fire a police chowki, six two-wheelers of policemen and also pelted stones," Joint Commissioner of Police D J Patel said.  

"Two policemen sustained minor injuries. 50 Special Reserve Police personnel along with local policemen were deployed to control the situation," he said. "Ten teargas shells were also fired by police to disperse the mob," Patel said. 


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