Dewas, MP, Feb 27 (UNI) The situation is under control at this district's Sonkachh tahsil headquarters where prohibitory orders were imposed yesterday after confrontation between two communities.
An additional police force was stationed at Sonkachh. Police said that 21 people were arrested. Two crude guns, cartridges and other weapons were seized from them. Some persons attempted to target police this afternoon. Mild force and tear gas canisters were used in retaliation.
Collector Naveen Mohan Tiwari, Superintendent of Police I P Kulshresht and other police officers are camping at Sonkachh.
Unidentified people demolished, construction undertaken without permission at a place of worship near the bus stand by members of a certain community, which results in the confrontation.
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