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Udupi returns to normality

Published On : 12 Sep 2018   |  Reported By : Courtesy: The Hindu   |  Pic On: Photo credit : The Hindu

Udupi, (The Hindu): Udupi city returned to normality on Tuesday after Monday’s incidents of clashes between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers.

Sources in the District Police said that eight cases had been registered in connection with the clashes between the Congress and the BJP workers during the Congress-called bandh.

Of the eight cases, three were booked by the police, one case had been filed by a shopkeeper and another case had been registered by a woman.

The rest were cases and counter cases by political party workers.

The police were studying video footages of the clashes that had taken place. Based on these footages, further action might be taken, if necessary, the sources said.

Meanwhile, due to the clashes here on Monday, the Additional Director-General of Police (Law and Order) has directed Chikkamagaluru Superintendent of Police K. Annamalai to rush to Udupi to assist the local police as the Inspector-General of Police (Western Range) was on leave, the sources said.

Mr. Annamalai, who had earlier served as Superintendent of Police of Udupi district, arrived here on Monday evening. He met the injured persons at the District Government Hospital here and interacted with the local police officers. He left here for Chikkamagaluru on Tuesday.

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