Clash breaks out in Vadodara, 8 arrested

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By: Express News Service | Vadodara |
Published: May 18, 2018 5:23:58 am


The clash took place at Waghodia on Wednesday. (Express Photo by Bhupendra Rana)

The Waghodia police in Vadodara arrested eight persons belonging to two communities on Thursday, following a clash over a petty issue of currency change late on Wednesday night. The eight persons who have been arrested have been booked under charges of rioting and damage to property. The town in Vadodara district saw mobs from two communities clash on Wednesday night after a group of Hindu youths had a quarrel with a Muslim soda vendor. Police say that the presence of large number of Muslims in the area owing to the first night of Ramzan created some misconceptions and led to clash.

On Thursday afternoon, Waghodia, located about 35 km from Vadodara city, wore a deserted look….

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