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Man killed after intervening in group clash in Virar, locals protest at police station

Updated on: 06 October,2022 04:09 PM IST  |  New Delhi
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Kin and other associates of the deceased as well as local businessmen protested at the local police station seeking immediate arrest of those involved

Man killed after intervening in group clash in Virar, locals protest at police station

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A 29-year-old man was killed in Virar in Palghar district when he intervened to stop a fight between two groups during a garba event, a police official said on Thursday.


Vaijnath Sharma was returning to his home in Sahakar Nagar on Wednesday when he saw two groups fighting at a garba venue and asked them to stop, Assistant Commissioner of Police Ramchandra Deshmukh said.



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"He was assaulted by both groups and and died after being rushed to a nearby hospital. The process of registering a case is underway," he added.

Kin and other associates of the deceased as well as local businessmen protested at the local police station seeking immediate arrest of those involved.

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