Curfew imposed in Jaipur after late night violence, 1 dead


Jaipur, 9 September(Wishav Warta): According to locals, Friday’s clash erupted after a Muslim woman was allegedly hit by a cop with a baton while evicting illegal street vendors around 8 pm.

Curfew was imposed in parts of Jaipur after late-night violence between locals and police, triggered by an alleged assault on a woman by the cops, left one person dead in Ramganj area of the state capital’s walled city.

Stone-pelting agitators set an ambulance on fire, damaged a patrol vehicle besides breaking the camera of a photojournalist as police resorted to tear-gas firing and baton-charging the mob, before deploying additional forces after nearly two hours of violence.

little after midnight, police confirmed the death of a civilian, Aadil, and said the cause will be ascertained after post-mortem.




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