Mob turns violent, damages vehicles, sets two huts ablaze

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Nashik, Feb 4 (PTI) Two huts were set afire and severalvehicles were damaged here today in stone-pelting after anirate mob went on a rampage demanding arrests in connectionwith the murder of a local social activist, police said.

The incident took in Rokdobawadi and Devlaligaon areawhere two rival groups had gathered demanding arrests in themurder case of one Bapu Bhalerao, who was killed yesterdayfollowing group clashes, they said.

The trouble began after supporters of Bhalerao groupdamaged vehicles passing from Nashik road, Bhagur and Devlalicausing tension in the areas following which panickedbusinessmen shut their commercial establishments, police said.

Additional force has been deployed in the area and thesituation is now under control, they added.

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