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Violence in Mumbai over Reliance power tariff hike

Shiv Sainiks blocked the Western Express Highway in Mumbai and burnt a truck protesting the hike in electricity charges by Anil Ambani's Reliance Infrastructure.

india Updated: Jun 08, 2009 21:30 IST

Shiv Sainiks on Monday blocked the Western Express Highway in Mumbai and burnt a truck protesting the hike in electricity charges by Anil Ambani's Reliance Infrastructure.

A violent mob burnt a truck and protested outside the Reliance office at suburban Vakola on Monday at around 1700 hours, police said.

The situation has been brought under control, they said. "Some people have been taken into custody and traffic has been restored on the highway," they said.