JCB operator in Rajasthan's Nagaur district dies during clash between police, villagers at anti-encroachment drive

A JCB operator succumbed to injuries sustained during a clash that broke out between the police and villagers during an anti-encroachment drive in Taausar village.

Asian News International August 25, 2019 20:21:25 IST
JCB operator in Rajasthan's Nagaur district dies during clash between police, villagers at anti-encroachment drive
  • A JCB operator succumbed to injuries sustained during a clash that broke out between the police and villagers during an anti-encroachment drive in Taausar village

  • The anti-encroachment drive was carried out on the high court's order on the land of the Tausar Gram Panchayat

  • 'We were acting on court's direction, but the villagers were incited by a few political people,' said Dinesh Kumar Yadav, district collector, Nagaur.

Nagaur: A JCB operator succumbed to injuries sustained during a clash that broke out between the police and villagers during an anti-encroachment drive in Taausar village of Nagaur district on Sunday.

JCB operator in Rajasthans Nagaur district dies during clash between police villagers at antiencroachment drive

Clashes in Rajasthan break out during anti-encroachment drive; JCB operator dies. ANI

The anti-encroachment drive was carried out on the high court's order on the land of the Tausar Gram Panchayat.

"We were acting on court's direction, but the villagers were incited by a few political people," said Dinesh Kumar Yadav, district collector, Nagaur.

"They started to pelt stones at us, the police tried to control the situation. It is a very unfortunate incident," Yadav added.

The relatives of the JCB operator have reportedly demanded an FIR to be lodged under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), a government job and compensation.

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