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April 13, 2024
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Angry mob set fire to several police vehicles after death during anti-liquor drive in Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur:- In a heart-wrenching incident that unfolded during an anti-liquor campaign in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district, a person lost his life, sparking outrage that led to an angry mob setting fire to several vehicles at a local police station.

The unfortunate incident occurred on Wednesday evening in Rampur Jaipal village, where a man named Jitendra Yadav made a desperate attempt to escape by jumping into a pond but tragically lost his life due to drowning.

Superintendent of Police (City) Arvind Pratap Singh addressed, shedding light on the incident. Following the untimely demise of Jitendra Yadav, villagers were overcome with grief and anger. In an act of protest, they blocked National Highway 57 and staged a dharna, placing Jitendra’s body on the road to symbolize their anguish.

The allegations of young Jitendra Yadav murder swiftly triggered a violent escalation, culminating in a mob assault on the Garha police station. Subsequently, all vehicles parked outside the police station were set ablaze, causing a state of panic within the law enforcement department.

Local-level administrative teams worked tirelessly to bring the fire under control amidst the chaos. The incident had left the local populace seething with anger, prompting the dispatch of numerous police teams from the district to restore order. Simultaneously, senior police officers, including the SSP, rushed to the scene to oversee the situation.

As of the time of reporting, no official statement had been issued by the administration regarding this matter.

According to the report, In response to the mayhem, a case has been registered, and an ongoing investigation is underway to determine the full extent of the events that unfolded.

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