Cops, protesters clash in Ajnala; DSP injured in stone pelting
A deputy superintendent of police (DSP) was injured in a clash between Punjab cops and supporters of activist Surat Singh Khalsa at Ajnala on Sunday.punjab Updated: Jul 19, 2015 19:36 IST
A deputy superintendent of police (DSP) was injured in a clash between Punjab cops and supporters of activist Surat Singh Khalsa at Ajnala on Sunday.
Khalsa, 75, has been on a no-solid-food strike since January 16 in Ludhiana demanding the release of Sikh prisoners. Khalsa’s supporters had gathered at a local gurudwara to take out a protest march to Amritsar.
However, the police reached the spot to prevent the protesters from holding a protest.An altercation ensued which later turned into a clash with Khalsa’s supporters hurling stones at the police party, leaving DSP Ajnala Tilak Raj injured. He was immediately rushed to hospital.
First Published: Jul 19, 2015 19:32 IST