Madhya Pradesh: Section 144 imposed in Alirajpur after communal tension grips district

Alirajpur (Madhya Pradesh): Prohibitory orders were clamped in Azad Nagar of Madhya Pradesh's Alirajpur district following communal tension, police said on Tuesday.

Superintendent of Police K Kartikeyan told that security forces have been deployed in the area as a precautionary measure and prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code clamped.

"The miscreants are being arrested. The situation is under control at the moment," he added.

Stone-pelting had taken place in Azad Nagar area on Monday morning after tension between the two communities. Police attempted to calm the situation but tension flared at night and there was stone-pelting.


Updated Date: Jun 27, 2017 14:50 PM

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