Land row: Allahabad Police cane protestors

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Allahabad, Apr 24 (ANI): Police baton-charged protestors in Allahabad during a demonstration over land acquisition on Friday.

The protestors were staging demonstration outside the District Magistrate's office against the acquisition of their land by a holy man near the confluence of the three rivers on the outskirts of the city.

"They had come to protest in connection with a land acquisition by Satyam. They wanted to enter the District Magistrate's office and protest but were stopped outside," said S D Shukla, a police officer at the Karnal Ganj police station.

The protestors alleged that Satyam had bluffed them about giving them jobs outside India and acquired their lands. (ANI)

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