NEW DELHI: One civilian died and some cops were injured after violence erupted in Gujarat’s Junagadh on Friday night during anti-encroachment drive.
The protesting mob clashed with police, following which, Lathicharge was done by the police to disperse the crowd.
Ravi Teja Vasamsetty, SP Junagadh, said, that a mosque near Majewadi Gate was given notice by the Junagadh Municipal Corporation to present the documents within 5 days.
“Around 500-600 people had gathered there yesterday. The police were convincing them not to block the road. Stones were pelted at around 10.15 pm and people came to attack the police. Lathicharge was done by police to disperse the crowd. Police personnel got injured in this incident,” reported news agency ANI quoting Junagadh SP.
He added that 174 people have been rounded up.
“A civilian has died prima facie due to stone pelting but it will be clear after the postmortem report,” the SP said.
Further investigation in the matter is underway.

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