Khori Village: Supreme Court Ordered Demolition Drive Begins, Residents Clash With Police

INDIA Team Latestly|

Day 2 of the demolition drive in Faridabad’s Khori village was marked by confrontation between residents and police. Nine people were taken into preventive custody for allegedly making “provocative speeches” during a protest on July 15. According to police, the incident took place around 8.30 am. An FIR has been registered based on a complaint submitted by a police officer who was at the spot. The complaint said additional police force was called and those making “provocative” speeches were taken into custody. Speaking to The Indian Express, DCP (NIT) Anshu Singla said, “We took nine people into preventive custody from Khori village this morning.” Residents in the village, however, alleged police lathi-charged them before the demolition began. The demolition comes after the Supreme Court on June 7 had directed the MCF to clear all encroachments on “subject forest land” in Khori village in six weeks The civic body had finally started the work on July 14 morning. Watch the video to know more.

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