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PM Modi 'very much worried' about violence at iPhone factory: Karnataka CM

Hundreds of workers stormed the factory in Kolar over the weekend, damaging property and looting thousands of iPhones and laptops

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The factory will resume work in 15 days after the Karnataka government assured Wistron, one of Apple Inc.’s biggest suppliers, of a speedy investigation.

BS Web Team New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "very much worried" about the violence by workers at a Karnataka factory run by Apple iPhone supplier Wistron Corp., Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said on Thursday.

Hundreds of workers stormed the factory in Kolar over the weekend, damaging property and looting thousands of iPhones and laptops, according to local media. More than 150 people were arrested.

"We have taken action. It is a very important foreign company and this should not have happened. The PM is also very much worried about this development," Yediyurappa told reporters, according to NDTV.com.

"We have instructed that such things

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First Published: Dec 17 2020 | 2:47 PM IST

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