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Bhima Koregaon violence: 3 more arrested

ANI  |  Pune (Maharashtra) [India] 

Rural police on Wednesday arrested three more people in connection with death of a man during violence.

So far total 51 people have been arrested including three minors in connection with caste violence that erupted in Pune's Koregaon-village and engulfed state.

On January 1, a youth was killed in a clash between two groups during an event to mark 200 years of Bhima-battle that took place near

The incident led to violent protests across the state, including

Taking cognisance of the matter, Chief Minister had earlier ordered a (CID) probe into the death and also announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the kin of the deceased.

In the aftermath, a day-long 'bandh' was also called by various Dalit organisations on January 3.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 21:05 IST