Srinagar, May 5 (UNI) Police fired in the air and also burst several teargas shells in the old city to disperse a violent mob who set on fire Sabeena's house, alleged kingpin in the sex racket.
Police fired several rounds in the air and also burst teargass shells to disperse the croud of at Chinkral Mohalla in the old city immediately after the Friday prayers.
Sabeena had been arrested alongwith four others by the police.
However, the fire was immediately brought under control.
About 12 people were injured in stone pelting and police action.
Earlier, the mob razed to ground her another house in the nearby Habba Kadal locality. They also set on fire her belongings after the police personnel deployed there were outnumbered by agitating crowd.
Massive demonstrations were also held at several places in the city and outskirts.
The demonstrators were raising slogans against the police and government demanding action against the politicians, police and security force officials allegedly involved in the crime.
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