Violence At Market Building: 18 arrested so far


Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police has arrested 18 persons for their alleged involvement in the violence at Market Building in Bhubaneswar Friday evening.

Intensifying the crackdown on the hooligans, police personnel managed to arrest 18 persons and also seized five motorcycles from their possession. While two persons were arrested last night, 16 more were apprehended by Saturday morning.

A group of hooligans wearing masks went on a rampage and ransacked many shops besides attacking street vendors in the Market Building area Friday evening. It is suspected that the attack was the fall out a quarrel that took place at a watch shop Thursday night.

The CCTV footages in the area are being scanned to identify the goons. The number of arrests may go up very soon, said the police.

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