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Crackdown on Ramdev: 10 arrested in connection with violence at Ramlila ground

Jun 7, 2011

Ten men were arrested in
connection with the violence at Ramlila
Maidan during police action against Baba
Ramdev and his followers while they were
protesting against corruption.
"We have arrested ten men in connection
with Sunday's violence in Ramlila Maidan," a
senior police official said.
A case was registered at Kamla Market police
station on Sunday against unidentified
people on charges of rioting, preventing
public servants from discharging duties and
damaging public property.
"The arrested persons were found indulging
in brick batting, stone pelting, throwing
flower pots and solid objects as projectiles
from the stage targeting the police staff.
"Some of them instigated the crowds and
obstructed the police while they were
discharging their official duties," the official
said.
Of these, eight persons are in the age group
of 22 to 33 years while the remaining two
were aged 40 years and 45 years.
Five of them belong to Haryana, two of them
from Delhi and one each from Rajasthan,
Madhya Pradesh and Assam.
The arrested persons included Ravi Naudiyal
(23) from Shahdara (Delhi), Arun Singh Rana
(25) from Alipur (Delhi), Yogendra Arya (30),
Sarvamitra (26), Prem (45) and Surinder
Singh (22), all from Jind in Haryana.
The others were: Bhagirath (32) from
Bikaner in Rajasthan, Hariom (32) from
Hissar in Haryana, Ram Naresh (33)from
Raisin in Madhya Pradesh, Ravindra (40)
from Chachar in Assam.