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Lucknow normal after anti-Bush violence

A high-level inquiry to probe into the causes of the incidents has been ordered, the report of which is to be submitted within two days.

india Updated: Mar 05, 2006 14:33 IST

Situation in the trouble-torn areas of Lucknow was reported normal on Sunday with no reports of fresh violence in the city.

Anti-Bush demonstrations had led to the loss of four lives, along with the suspension of a police officer and transfer of two others in connection with the incident.

Keeping in view the improvement in the situation, the UP Board of education has decided to go ahead with the examinations in Kaiserbagh and Aminabad areas after they were postponed on Saturday, sources said.

Ahigh-level inquiry to probe into the causes of the incidents has been ordered, the report of which is to be submitted within two days.

PAC and Rapid Action Force continued to be deployed in the affected areas while eight other companies of the RAF have been kept on reserve, they said.

FIRs have been filed in connection with the rioting and some persons have been detained and interrogations were on, they said, adding that the focus of the force was presently on maintaining peace and order.

Meanwhile, sources said that the Additional Superintendent of Police and the Additional District Magistrate had been transferred, while the SHO of Aminabad had been placed under suspension for laxity, sources added.

First Published: Mar 05, 2006 14:33 IST