Haldwani violence: Uttarakhand Police books over 5,000 people, curfew continues
The Uttarakhand Police has registered a first information report (FIR) against over 5,000 persons, including 19 named individuals, for the violence in Haldwani, Uttarakhand, which killed six people and injured over 100 others. Violent clashes erupted in the city after a madrasa (religious school) and a mosque were demolished during an anti-encroachment drive. Several accused have been arrested and more are being identified, according to police. They said the situation was under control with a curfew in place.