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Pune police collect over 2,000 videos of vandalism on Jan 3

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

The Rural Police have obtained over 2,000 video recordings of incidents of vandalism in the district during the on January 3.

Two days after the violence against the who were visiting the war memorial at Bhima Koregaon in district, had given a call for a state-wide shut-down.

Several places in the state, including Mumbai, witnessed vandalism and arson during the

"We have obtained over 2,000 video recordings, which were either captured with video cameras by police personnel on duty, on or CCTV cameras.

"People from various communities are helping us identify these hooligans," said a attached to the headquarters of the Rural Police.

Forty-three people have been arrested so far in different parts of the district, he said.

Meanwhile, the state today handed over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh compensation to the family members of Rahul Phatangale, who was killed during the violence at Bhima Koregaon on January 1.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 22:45 IST
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