Kanwariyas go on rampage after car hit devotees

Ghaziabad, Aug 5 : A police personnel and two Uttar Pradesh home guards were injured yesterday when a group of Kanwariyas indulged in stone pelting after some of the devotees were allegedly hit by a
kanwariyas go on rampage after car hit devotees -...
PTI 05 Aug 2013, 8:03:15 AM IST
Ghaziabad, Aug 5 : A police personnel and two Uttar Pradesh home guards were injured yesterday when a group of Kanwariyas indulged in stone pelting after some of the devotees were allegedly hit by a car of a CBI officer at Jassi Pura Crossing here, police said.




The incident took place yesterday evening when the driver of the car, who was reportedly in an inebriated state at the time of incident, hit some of the devotees, they said.

The officer was also inside the car. Angered over the incident, the Kanwariyas resorted to stone-pelting during which one cop and two home guards were
injured.

Later, they also broke several window glass panes of Dudheswar Nath Temple and damaged CCTV cameras installed at temporary police control room near the temple.

However, the devotees were calm down after senior police officials rushed to the spot.

Meanwhile, the driver of the car was arrested while the further probes are on, police added.

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