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Wednesday, 01 April 2020 5.11 AM IST

Anti-CAA protest by Muslims turn violent in Chennai; Police and protesters injured, hundreds detained

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CHENNAI: An anti-CAA protest by Muslims turned violent here on Friday when the protesters clashed with police.

Police said four cops, including a woman deputy commissioner, two women personnel and a sub-inspector were injured in stonepelting even as there were reports that some protesters were also hurt.


Earlier, some protesters were reportedly forcibly removed from the protest site, leading to a commotion between them and the police.

The protesters accused the police of resorting to a lathicharge.

Some of the protesters were detained. Subsequently, more people gathered there demanding their release. As a result, security was beefed up in the area.

City Police Commissioner AK Viswanathan held discussions with community elders.

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