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Curfew relaxed for 3 hour, situation peaceful

The district administration relaxed curfew for three hours in N Maharashtra's Dhule town, as the situation was under control and peaceful with no fresh incidents of arson reported.

india Updated: Oct 12, 2008 12:29 IST

The district administration on Sunday relaxed curfew for three hours in the morning in north Maharashtra's Dhule town, as the situation was under control and peaceful with no fresh incidents of arson reported since Thursday, police said.

"The situation is under control and peaceful, the district administration today relaxed curfew for three hours from 8.00 am on Sunday for the people enabling to purchase their daily requirements," police said.

The township witnessed communal riots over tearing the banner of a Hindu outfit on October 5, claiming nine lives and injuring atleast 170 people.

Police have arrested 250 people in connection with the riots, police added.

Meanwhile, former MLA and president of Loksangram Party Anil Gote has demanded action under MCOCA against those found guilty while talking to newspersons here last night.