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9 injured as locals clash with police in Dang

- Post Report, Dang

Jun 15, 2018-

Nine persons including two police personnel were injured when locals clashed with security personnel at Gadhawa in Gadhawa Rural Munipality-6 of Dang on Friday.

The clash ensued after locals pelted stones and picketed the Area Police Office, Gadhawa, demanding immediate release of Dambar Pratap Yadav, 22, of Gadhawa-6 who was arrested on rape charge.

Assistant Sub-Inspector Kamal Acharya and Head Constable Daulat Singh Budha were injured in the incident, Area Police Office Gadhawa Chief Panchalal Gole informed.

Sahajdev Yadav, Manjila Yadav, Satawar Yadav, Gita Yadav, Sanjita Yadav, Anawar Ali and Malikram Yadav were injured after police resorted to baton charge and lobbed teargas shells to disperse the agitating mob.

Police arrested Dambar Pratap few days back after the victim filed a case against him.

Kith and kin of Dambar Pratap picketed the Area Police Office arguing that he was arrested on a false charge.

 

Published: 15-06-2018 20:41

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