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SI partially burnt trying to stop protesters from torching UP CM's effigy

Press Trust of India  |  Moradabad (UP) 

A suffered partial Tuesday when he was trying to take away the effigy of that was set on fire by workers here, officials said.

SI Kuldeep posted with station suffered during confrontation with the protesters in front of the the district collectorate in the evening, police said.

According to of Police (City) Ankit Mittal, some activists, who were agitating against the state government, started to burn the chief minister's effigy.

As SI Kuldeep tried to take the effigy away from them, his uniform caught fire leaving to his leg, the (City) said.

Kuldeep was admitted to Deendayal Upadhyay Government Hospital, he said.

So far, no police action has been taken against any protester, Mittal said.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 20:35 IST