In just twelve hours after late Sunday night, two clashes occurred in the city at two separate locations resulting in law and order situation. The police had to deploy additional forces to keep the clashes from turning into worse.
While the first clash occurred late in the night over a game of cricket involving children from Hasanpura area, another clash occurred at Subhash Chowk area in the morning over construction at a vacant piece of land. The police have made arrests in the matters and deployed forces to avoid any untoward incident.
In the first incident, few children were playing cricket at Hasanpura when a dispute occurred between them during the match resulting in a scuffle. A few children were beaten who informed their parents about the matter and the parents came at loggerhead with the parents of the children who beat others.
“The matter was reported to Sadar police and a team reached the spot and pacified the groups. However, towards midnight, another verbal spat broke out between two groups near Kayamkhani masjid area of Hasanpura after which the groups armed with batons clashed with each other. They even pelted stones at each other. Immediately, forces were rushed to the spot and the groups were scattered. Additional forces were called in from Bani Park police station also. Six men were arrested for breaking peace while the teams were deployed through the night,” officials said.
While the police had taken a breath of relief that no ill-occurrence happened since the clash at Hasanpura, news of another clash at Subhash Chowk area reached the cops in the morning. Police had to face a little resistance from clashing groups but the cops managed to nab and arrest half a dozen men bringing an end to the clash. “A vacant piece of land had been the bone of contention between two men – Ravi and Rohit. In the wee hours, a spat broke out between the groups over the same as one group initiated construction activities. Due to this, the groups came at loggerheads and armed with batons they started beating each other. The police were informed about the incident which rushed to the spot and brought an end to the clash. Half a dozen injured men were rushed to the hospital for treatment. Further action in the matter is being taken,” officials said.
While the police had taken a breath of relief that no ill-occurrence happened since the clash at Hasanpura, news of another clash at Subhash Chowk area reached the cops in the morning. Police had to face a little resistance from clashing groups but the cops managed to nab and arrest half a dozen men bringing an end to the clash.