Kanwariyas go on rampage after car hits devotees

Posted By: PTI
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Ghaziabad, Aug 5:  A police personnel and two Uttar Pradesh home guards were injured  on Monday when a group of Kanwariyas indulged in stone pelting after some of the devotees were allegedly hit by a car of a CBI officer at Jassi Pura Crossing here, police said.

The incident took place this evening when the driver of the car, who was reportedly in an inebriated state at the time of incident, hit some of the devotees, they said.

Kanwariyas go on rampage after car hits devotees

The officer was also inside the car. Angered over the incident, the Kanwariyas resorted to stone-pelting during which one cop and two home guards were injured.

Later, they also broke several window glass panes of Dudheswar Nath Temple and damaged CCTV cameras installed at temporary police control room near the temple. However, the devotees were calm down after senior police officials rushed to the spot.

Meanwhile, the driver of the car was arrested while the further probes are on, police added.


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