Dhrangadhra clashes: 12 held for murder of 2

  • By TOI
  • | Monday | 17th July, 2017

The death toll in the clashes has gone up to three now.Meanwhile, police arrested 12 persons — all from Jamnagar and adjoining villages — for the violence that broke out in Halvad. Separate FIRs were registered in Halvad and Dhrangadhra in connection with the clashes.The names of these arrested persons were revealed when police questioned Ghanshyamsinh Jadeja, a resident of Vasai village, who was injured in the clashes. Kheta Bharwad (60), a resident of Chitrodi village near Halvad, had suffered stab wounds in the violence. He was first taken to Morbi civil hospital and then to Rajkot from where he was referred to Ahmedabad for treatment. Rajkot: One more person, who was injured in the clashes between darbars and bharwad communities near Dhrangadhra last week, succumbed in the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital on Sunday even as police made the first arrest in the violence by nabbing 12 people.

Rajkot: One more person, who was injured in the clashes between darbars and bharwad communities near Dhrangadhra last week, succumbed in the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital on Sunday even as police made the first arrest in the violence by nabbing 12 people.

Kheta Bharwad (60), a resident of Chitrodi village near Halvad, had suffered stab wounds in the violence.

He was first taken to Morbi civil hospital and then to Rajkot from where he was referred to Ahmedabad for treatment.

The death toll in the clashes has gone up to three now.Meanwhile, police arrested 12 persons — all from Jamnagar and adjoining villages — for the violence that broke out in Halvad.

Those arrested were identified as Gopalsinh Shekhawat, Mahendrasinh alias Mendiyo Sodha, Yogendrasinh Parmar, Vijaysinh Jadeja, Mayursinh Sodha, Krushnasinh alias Mahakal Zala, Harishchandrasinh Zala, Mahendrasinh Jethwa, Mahavirsinh Jadeja, Devendrasinh Jethwa, Anirudhsinh Vagher and Bharatsinh Jadeja.


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