Saturday, 30 August 2014

Violence during Ganesha procession in Vadodara

VADODARA: Tension gripped the Fatehpura locality when a group of people allegedly pelted stones at a Ganesha procession, police said on Saturday.

The incident took place last night when some unidentified people argeted a procession taken out on Ganesh Chaturthi.

Police fired 15 tear gas shells to disperse the stone pelters, Vadodara city Joint Police Commissioner D J Patel.

A team of police personnel along with senior City Police Commissioner E Radhakrishnan rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control, he said.

No arrests have been made so far and further investigations are on, Patel said, adding, police vigil has been stepped up in the city in view of the 10-day Ganesha festival. procession in Vadodara,Ganesh Chaturthi,Fatehpura locality

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