Stone pelting: Cops injured in Raichur

Raichur: Demanding that the movie ‘Kaidi number 150’ starring Telugu film star Chiranjeevi should be screened at Tuesday midnight itself, his fans pelted stones at Poornima talkies here. Four police personnel including the CPI was injured in the incident. A total of 28 persons have been arrested in this regard.

Police vehicles were also injured in the stone pelting. The police had to resort to lathi charge to control the mob. Later, the theatre owner displayed a board stating that the film would be screened on January 11 at 9:00 am. The film was screened peacefully on Wednesday.

CPI Suresh Talawar, staff Basavaraj and Balappa were injured in the incident. A staff of Home Guards too was injured. A case has been registered at Market Yard Police Station.

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