Maharashtra bandh: Over 30 cops injured, 300 persons detained in Mumbai

Most of the injuries were a result of stones pelted on police personnel, said an official

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Over 30 policemen sustained injuries in Mumbai on Wednesday during the protest called by various Dalit groups, a senior police official said on Thursday.

Most of the injuries were a result of stones pelted on police personnel, said an official.

He added that Powai and Govandi in the north-eastern part of the city saw the maximum number of cases with 11 policemen sustaining injuries in areas around Powai.

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Deputy Commissioner of Police Sahaji Umap of Zone VI said that 11 personnel were injured in Govandi and adjoining areas.

Police officials said that 16 First Information Reports (FIR) had been registered under relevant sections of the Maharashtra Police Act, the Maharashtra Prevention of Defacement of Property Act and the Indian Penal Code…

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