Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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    • Surendranagar district’s Patdi village observed complete strike on continuously second day following a death of Hindu Thakor youth attacked by a group of Muslims.

    • Patdi’s Hemant Thakor was attacked by group of Muslims on 5 March after verbal argument over occupying seat at a circus show. This had triggered a clash between two communities on 6 March.

      Hemant was taken to hospital in Ahmedabad for treatment where he died yesterday. Traditionally women do not take part in funeral procession, but yesterday even village women joined Hemant’s funeral after which the incidents of stone pelting compelled local police to lobb a couple of rounds of teargas shells to control the crowds.

    • The culprits Anwar Riyaz Pathan, Iqbal Abu Vora, Sakir Ibrahim Khan, Inayat Khan Ibrahim Khan, Chatur alias Slim Daval, Abbas Abdul Mohammad Khan, Abbas Abdul Mohammad Khan’s son, and Abbad Abdul Mohammad Khan’s another son are arrested. One culprit, the son of Abbas Abdul Mohammad Khan’s driver’s son is still at large.

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