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Tripura clashes: Prohibitory order clamped at Madhabbari

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

Prohibitory order under Section 144 CrPC has been clamped for an indefinite period at Tripura's Madhabbari and adjacent areas, where at least seven persons were injured when Citizenship Bill protesters clashed with police on Tuesday, according to a

(SDPO) Prankrishna Das said the police launched a at Madhabbari and Dasharambari in station of district since Tuesday night during which one country made gun and a machete were recovered.

"The situation is completely under control now," the SDPO told

Rifles and state police personnel were also patrolling the areas to avoid any untoward situation, he said.

of Police said on Wednesday that an FIR has been lodged against three persons on the charge of rioting, but so far no one has been arrested.

The seven injured, some with gunshot wounds, in Tuesday's incident included a State Rifles (TSR) personnel and six (TSF) members who had blocked the at Madhabbari area to oppose the Bill, the SP said.

The TSF member, identified as Sumit Debbarma, who received bullet injury on his back would be shifted to Kolkata due to deterioration of his condition, Dr of the in said on Wednesday.

"Five injured, including one TSR jawan, are admitted at and one other is being treated at a local hospital in Jirania subdivision," Mitra said.

The government on Tuesday suspended and in the state for two days, apprehending law and order problem following clashes in West Tripura district.

NESO, a joint platform of eight student organisations, including the TSF, had called for 11-hour Northeast bandh on Tuesday to protest against the move of the central government to introduce Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in Parliament.

The bill that seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangaldesh, and was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 15:30 IST
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