Internet suspended, 48 arrested in Kasganj clashes; ‘situation under control,’says DGP

Kasganj: Uttar Pradesh DGP OP Singh has informed that the Situation in Kasganj is under control. He said,”No incidents have taken place in the last few hours. A number of people were arrested, patrolling has been intensified, priority is to maintain law and order.”

Kasganj District Magistrate has informed that all internet services has been susepended till 10 PM of 28th January. Earlier in the day, Three vehicles were set ablaze in two separate incidents in Nadrai & Chungi. Aligarh Division Commissioner SC Sharma says,’we are patrolling the area & trying to avoid such incidents. This incident took place in outskirts & so we don’t have much info about it’

Principal Secretary(Home) Arvind Kumar has defended the role of the department and said,”Police force was immediately sent to #Kasganj following the violence. Few incidents of fire were reported today on the outskirts, but no violence was reported. Situation is under control. Chief Minister is also monitoring the situation.”

The police has informed that section 144 is still imposed. 49 were arrested in connection with the clashes.


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