Bareilly (UP): As many as 24 Kawariyas, four Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel and two police personnel got injured after a community pelted stones on the group of devotees in the Khallam village of Aliganj Thana region.
A case has been registered against the unknown people who pelted stones, seven of the accused are arrested by the police, reports DC.
Kawariyas were on their way with the police security on Friday when some unknown people started pelting stones on them. SP Dehat Swati Garg rushed to the spot and ordered the police to lathi-charge against the rioters to take the situation under control.
When the situation pacified, the ITBP was deployed to handle the riot-like situation. The angry mob surrounded SDM MP Singh and even thrashed him.
Medical treatment was provided to the injured as a medical camp was established in the area.
Meanwhile, the SSP of the area has taken cognizance of the matter and has suspended one officer in the matter.