Violent protests in Ghaziabad after an alleged encounter

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Ghaziabad (UP), Mar 5 (ANI): An agitated mob protesting against the alleged encounter of two criminals by the police torched a police post and damage over dozen vehicles in Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

Two police personnel were also injured in the incident that took place in retaliation of the alleged killings.

"During the Panchayat Nama (endorsement by witnesses), an identification of Rahis, not authentic, was done. Around ten to twelve kin of Rahis protested and beat up two police personnel.

They also set ablaze two-three two-wheelers in Islamnagar police post. Near control room on the road, they also damaged three-four two-wheelers and a four-wheeler. This is the incident which took place in retaliation," said Anant Dev, Superintendent of Police, Ghaziabad. arlier,two youth who allegedly robbed and beat up a victim in Ghaziabad were reportedly killed by a police squad.

This incident had aggravated and resulted in mob violence.(ANI)

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