The Mumbai Police Crime Branch arrested 19 more people this week for the Azad Maidan riot on August 11. While two persons were arrested on Tuesday, 17 were nabbed on Wednesday. One of the accused nabbed on Tuesday allegedly confessed to having torched the ABP Maaza outdoor broadcasting (OB) van.
With these arrests, the total number of accused has risen to 43. Sources said women constables who were allegedly molested during the riot will be asked if any of the arrested were responsible.
In: Regional News, Other Middle East, Citizen Journalism
Tags: riots, india, elections,
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (load item map)
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