SP transferred post Kasganj clashes

ANI | Updated: Jan 29, 2018 16:27 IST

Kasganj (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 29 (ANI): Kasganj's Superintendent of Police (SP), Sunil Kumar Singh, has been transferred following communal clashes in the district.

While Piyush Srivastava will take over as the new SP of Kasganj Singh has been transferred to Meerut.

On Sunday, more than 30 people were sent to jail on charges of murder and 51 others were detained by police, in connection with the violence that erupted in the vicinity.

One person died and two others were injured after a clash broke out between two communities during 'Tiranga Yatra' in the district on Republic Day.

Both the groups reportedly pelted stones and also fired bullets at each other. (ANI)