An altercation over a badminton
match snowballed into a clash between two groups at Muchibazar
area in the city and two persons have been arrested in
connection with it on Saturday, police said.
Search is on for the others named in the FIR lodged by
the police in the incident.
Police said the altercation over the badminton match
took place on Friday night and led to the clash between the
two groups. While one group ransacked several shops and houses
immediately after the incident, another group retaliated the
Several shops were ransacked and a house used for
ceremonies and social functions and a godown were vandalised
on Saturday morning, he said.
While locals blockaded a nearby road demanding the
arrest of the culprits, the area's Trinamool Congress MLA
Sadhan Pandey, who is also a state minister went to the area
and urged the warring sides to restore peace.
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