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Protest turns violent, police station vandalized in Mathura

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Published on 1 Feb 2016 8:46 AM GMT

Protest turns violent,  police station vandalized in Mathura
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Mathura: Irked from the deaths of mason in a road accident, outraged mob on Monday vandalized the Mahawan police station of Mathura district in Uttar Pradesh.

mathura 4 Police jeep vandalized in Mahawan

According to the reports, villagers were protesting for solatium to the kins of deceased. The protest later turned violent and several policemen were injured in the clash with villagers.

About the incident:

Mason Raju and Jeetu were hit by a vehicle on January 23.

They succumbed to their injuries on Monday.

mathura3 Scene of vandalized police station

Villagers were demanding compensation for the kins.

Deployment of PAC:

PAC was deployed in the area in the sensitivity of incident.

Police had to resort to lathicharge to disperse the mob.

Several people were taken under custody.

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