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Maharashtra: Section 144 Imposed In "This" District Owing To Communal Violence

Moreover, a heavy contingent of police officials has been deployed in Akola, Amravati city, Amravati rural and other nearby cities. The administration has also ordered the closure of markets and police patrolling has started.

Maharashtra: Section 144 Imposed In "This" District Owing To Communal Violence
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Yet another incident of communal violence has been observed in Maharashtra’s Amravati district.

Reports mentioned that after people of two communities clashed in Achalpur city of Amaravati district in Maharashtra, section 144 have been clamped on Monday, April 18, until further orders to maintain a law and order situation in the area.

Shashikant Satav, Additional SP, Amravati Rural said that more than 600 police officials have been deployed to Achalpur-Paratwada twin city, Kandli village and another village to check the law and order situation. The administration has imposed Section 144 imposed in affected areas of the district to prevent mass gatherings.

While, the situation is under control, the police officer, however, informed that cops have visited the place and appealed to people to maintain calm and not believe in rumours.

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Moreover, a heavy contingent of police officials has been deployed in Akola, Amravati city, Amravati rural and other nearby cities. The administration has also ordered the closure of markets and police patrolling has started.

The clash took place over a saffron flag being hoisted at Dulha Gate on Sunday night, April 17, a day after Hanuman Jayanthi occasion. According to reports, 16 people have been arrested for stone pelting and indulging in violence.

It has also come to light that a few cops suffered injuries in the incident.

Similarly, five months ago, in November last year, section 144 was imposed and internet services were suspended for nearly five days across Amravati district.

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