Jamshedpur: Police security was beefed up in Munshi Mohulla, Mango, on Friday after a clash between two groups late yesterday evening. Police did not remove the barricades along Dimna Road near the violence site in a bid to keep peace. India Reserve Battalion jawans were deputed near Munshi Mohulla mosque, Naziria School and Post Office Road in view of the clash.
Police meanwhile registered a case against several persons in connection with yesterday’s clash. They said they had identified the culprits and were going to lodged an FIR against the accused persons for breaching peace and public tranquility in a deliberate manner. They said the FIR would be lodged on the complaint of the magistrate deployed at Munshi Mohulla.
Police officials said they had identified several youths of Munshi Mohulla and Sankosai having old enmity. During the procession, the two groups tried to misuse the occasion to vent their ire.
In a bid to rein in peace in the locality, police convened local peace committee members to hold meeting on the current situation and ask youths to shun violence. The peace committee members said that outsiders tried to create violence in the area.
Police officials said they were trying to identify the youths who pelted stones in the locality which led to a violent clash on the day of Ramnavami procession.
Sources said the police department was mulling over plans to set up a permanent police chowki (territory outpost) in Munshi Mohulla in view of frequent and sporadic incidents of violence. Land is being searched in the area for this purpose. Present a police outpost is situated in Kunwar Busti, a kilometer away from Munshi Mohulla.