One killed in police firing in Chittorgarh

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Chittorgarh, Dec 23 (UNI) One person was killed in police firing during the bandh sponsored by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in protest against the slaughter of a cow at Jamanpura village on Eid.

Chittorgarh SP Bhupender Sahu said one person was killed in police firing at Gunapura during the bandh today .

After yesterday's arson following the slaughter of a cow during Eid-Ul-Zuha the Kapasan sub divion is observing a bandh today on a call by the Vishwa Hindu Parihad.

The killing of a cow in Jamanpura village trigerred the violence which took a communal turn yesterday in which many properties belonging to members of the minority community destroyed in arson and violence.

The bandh was almost total with business establishment remaining closed.

UNI

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