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Curfew relaxed in slain gangster Anandpal's village

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The curfew at Nagaur district's Sanvrad village was relaxed for over five hours today after the situation improved since Wednesday when a mob clashed with police after a condolence meet for slain gangster Anandpal Singh. The situation remained peaceful and under control in the village.

The curfew was relaxed from 10.30 am to 2 pm and 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm, ADM (Didwana) Chhagan Lal Goyal said. The family members of Anandpal also conducted a condolence meeting, the officer said. The curfew was imposed after a man died and 32 people, mostly policemen, were injured in the clash. Violence broke out after a condolence meeting at the village which was attended by a large number of Rajput community people. Anandpal Singh was killed in an encounter by police on June 24 at a village in Churu district.

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First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 22:22 IST
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