Alok Mishra

Patna : Police resorted to lathicharge and used water canons near JP roundabout at Gandhi maidan to disperse Jan Adhikar Party  (JAP)activists, who under the leadership of party patron and Madhepura MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav were marching to Rajbhawan to protest black money and demonetisation.

The march started from Subhash Chandra chowk at Gandhi maidan and marched towards Rajbhawan. However, the cops stopped them near JP chowk. Agitated over this, the activists pelted cops with stones. The cops first used water canon to disperse them and then resorted to lathicharge. Some of the JAP activists also attacked the cops with lathis. Several cops and JAP activists sustained injuries. A large number of cops and RAF jawans have been deployed on the  spot.

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