Five Haryana police personnel were injured on Wednesday when some people from Delhi's Kapashera allegedly pelted stones at them after trying to forcibly enter the state's territory, officials said.
There were reports that some people, stated to be workers, wanted to travel to Udyog Vihar in Gurugram but were stopped by the Haryana police at the Delhi-Gurugram border.
However, some of them tried to force their way despite strict measures put in place by Haryana on its borders and clashed with the police. In the incident, five policemen were injured, the officials said.
Haryana's Home Minister Anil Vij said there has been a stone pelting incident at Delhi's Kapashehra border with Haryana.He said some people tried to enter the border into Haryana but were stopped. They wanted the borders to be opened for them to enter Haryana. They pelted stones at Haryana police personnel," Vij said. I said under no circumstances will we open the border. The Delhi High Court had given us directions to allow inter-state movement for certain categories like doctors, drivers of vehicles with essentials, Delhi municipal committee worker staff, medical staff etc, he said. The minister said even the Union Ministry of Home Affairs guidelines for fourth phase of lockdown mentioned inter-state movement for certain categories of people and not movement of common people across inter-state borders.
The relaxation is not for common people. I cannot allow movement of common people. Our police force is working round-the-clock to keep everyone in Haryana safe (from COVID-19). Those who will pelt stones at them, we are not going to spare them. We will take strict action against them, said Vij.
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