J-K: 29 held for stone pelting at vote counting hall
At least 29 people have been booked for allegedly pelting stones at a counting hall, hours after the peaceful conclusion of the seventh phase of panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, police said Wednesday.
Police fired teargas shells and initiated baton charge to restore law and order, he said.
No one was injured in the incident. Police and paramilitary personnel exercised maximum restraint, he added.
The polling staff carrying ballot boxes were given safe passage, he said.
Manhas said efforts are underway to arrest the accused.
(With inputs from agencies.)
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