The Circle Officer, while talking about the incident was quoted by news agency ANI as saying, “Vegetable sellers were quarreling among themselves when shops were being closed. When Police intervened, people started pelting stones at them.”
It was also said that the locals started attacking the police with stones after resisting the lockdown orders – after which more police It was also said that the locals started attacking the police with stones after resisting the lockdown orders – after which more police reinforcements were sent to the area. The shops in the area have been allowed to open from 6 am till 10.
A clash broke out between Police & a group of people in the city on Tuesday after the police went to the Bhujpura area to get the shops shut owing to the nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 situation in the country. Aligarh is not the only place where the locals are resisting the lockdown that is being enforced by the local police. Another incidence of violence against the police was reported from West Bengal on Tuesday.
A Clash broke between Police and locals after they (Police) objected to the road being blocked by the locals. According to news agency ANI, the locals were alleging improper distribution of ration material amid the coronavirus lockdown in Baduria, North 24 Parganas in West Bengal.