Reliance Fresh store vandalised, 28 arrested

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Indore, Sep 18 (UNI) Police have arrested 28 people in connection with vandalism at Reliance Fresh store at Kanchanbag area here.

About 12 people today vandalised the Reliance Fresh store protesting the entry of big retail companies in the fruits and vegetables market.

Protestors reached the store at around 1200 hours and raised slogans and pelted stones breaking the windowpanes.

Police had arrested 12 people in this connection. Later, about 16 supporters reached police station for courting arrest. Police arrested all of them.

It was reported that those who carried out ransacking were related to the Bharatiya Janshakti party.

Earlier, BJ President Uma Bharti had led a protest on September 16 and locked Reliance Fresh store.

Reliance Fresh had opened eight stores and plans to open 24 more stores in the city.

UNI

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