Comunal riot in Obaidullaganj in MP

Cufew was imposed in Obaidullaganj town in Madhya Pradesh after two groups had a clash during a marriage function.

One person was shot dead while many persons were injured. Later angry members of one community torched the houses and shops of members of the other community.

The police vehicles were attacked. The situation was tense in the town and senior officers were camping at the place.

A youth was killed while municipal council president Tufan Singh was injured in the violence. Earlier prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPC were issued but later curfew was imposed and shoot at sight orders were issued also. Obaidullaganj falls in Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh. The town is located just 30 km away from the state capital Bhopal.

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