Maharashtra: Violent clashes b/w two groups in Akola over offensive Instagram post, section 144 imposed

Sunday, 14 May 2023 (12:11 IST)
Akola/Nagpur: Violent clashes broke out between two groups over offensive Instagram post in Maharashtra's Akola city, section 144 imposed, a senior police official told UNI on Sunday.
According to the official the incident occurred on Saturday evening in which eight people including two cops injured after two groups clashed over an offensive Instagram post about a religious leader in Akola city.
Some vehicles were set on fire and the groups pelted stones at each other, prompting the authorities to impose section 144.

"Section 144 Prohibition Order has been imposed in Akola city on the order of District Collector, said the official adding that the situation is currently under control". (UNI)

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