5 Arrested In Connection With Stone Pelting During Anti-Encroachment Drive In Jammu

JAMMU — Five persons were arrested and four detained in connection with stone pelting during an anti-encroachment drive in Jammu on Monday.

The anti-encroachment drive took place in the Malik Market along the Narwal bypass to demolish the car showroom on on Saturday.

During the anti-encroachment drive, stones were pelted on earthmovers, causing injuries to three policemen.

According to police, Sajad Ahmed Beigh, the owner of the showroom is among the arrested.

“We have arrested five people and detained four others in connection with stone pelting that took place during an anti-encroachment drive here,” a senior police officer said.

They are being questioned at Trikuta Nagar police station, officials said. — (PTI)

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