Violence broke out in Haldwani, Uttarakhand, resulting in the entire city being transformed into a military zone following the incident of encroachment. The District Magistrate (DM) immediately issued shoot-at-sight orders against the miscreants. In response, the police resorted to firing, and several people were reported injured.
The Chief Minister, Pushkar Singh Dhami, called for a high-level meeting with the Chief Secretary and Police Commissioner to assess the situation and requested the public to maintain peace.
Earlier, the incident began when a team from the Municipal Corporation initiated preparations to demolish a mosque and madrasa located in the Malik’s garden area of Banbhulpur, near Haldwani.
By Thursday afternoon, the police force from various nearby police stations and three reserve bus police units had gathered outside the Kotwali, surrounding Haldwani. Later in the evening, the police force, along with the demolition team, reached the encroached site.
However, as soon as the team arrived, local residents began protesting the demolition. Protesters even vandalized the JCB machine belonging to the Municipal Corporation. The team initiated the demolition, and in response, the protesters started pelting stones.
The police, in an attempt to control the situation, used tear gas shells and fired rubber bullets. As the situation escalated, the miscreants attacked and set fire to the Banbhulpur police station. Several vehicles were also set ablaze.
- Late Goal Drama: Shamrock Rovers and Derry City Share Points in League of Ireland Thriller
- Hindustan Shipyard Ltd Celebrates National Safety Day with Focus on Environment and Social Governance Excellence
- The Battle Over Book Bans: ’60 Minutes’ Confronts Moms for Liberty Co-Founders
- Heartstopper Star Bradley Riches Shakes Up Celebrity Big Brother House
- TV Presenter Zeze Millz Enters Celebrity Big Brother House: A Closer Look at the Multifaceted Star
- Real Housewives of Cheshire Star Lauren Simon Reveals Shocking Encounter with a Ghost
- Fern Britton Prepares to Address Past Feud with Phillip Schofield in Celebrity Big Brother House
- George Galloway Vows to Target Labour Deputy Leader’s Seat in Parliament
- Remembering John Candy: 30 Years Since the Iconic Actor’s Passing
- Simon Kennedy Wins Liberal Preselection in Cook Following Scott Morrison’s Resignation
- Matildas Set to Clash with China at Adelaide Oval in Pre-Olympics Friendly
- Engineering Innovation in Sustainable Development at ORR
- Abia Warriors Secure Victory Over Kano Pillars in NPFL Match
- Osasuna’s Budimir Secures 1-0 Victory Against Alaves with Late Goal
- Spanish Woman Gang-Raped in Jharkhand Sparks Outrage and Calls for Stronger Safety Measures for Tourists
- OKC Thunder Sticking to Their Unconventional Identity
- Denver Broncos Release Russell Wilson After Disappointing Stint
- Ozzy Osbourne on the Evolution of Heavy Metal: A Mentor’s Perspective
- Reality TV Star Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu to Shake Things Up in Celebrity Big Brother 2024
- Coronation Street Actor Colson Smith Enters Celebrity Big Brother House