Munger firing incident: Situation is normal, says DIG Manu Maharaaj

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Published on October 30, 2020 - Duration: 02:10s

Munger firing incident: Situation is normal, says DIG Manu Maharaaj

A fresh bout of violence erupted in Bihar's Munger on October 29 by unidentified persons who caused arson at office of Sub-Divisional Officer and Superintendent of Police.

During the protest, several vehicles were also burnt by the mob.

Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Manu Maharaaj said that the situation in Munger is normal and police are monitoring the situation.

He said that police have conducted flag march and police presence is in the city to stop any untoward activity.

A man was shot during the Durga idol immersion ceremony in Munger after clashes broke out due to the slow pace of the procession.

On October 29, the Election Commission of India (ECI) ordered the immediate removal of SP and District Magistrate (DM) of Munger over arson in the district of poll-bound Bihar.

Inquiry is underway.


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