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Amethi: Youth killed, 4 injured in clashes between two groups; situation tense, heavy police force deployed

The incident has been reported from Jagdishpur area of Amethi. Initial reports suggest old rivalry is the reason behind these clashes.

Reported by: India TV News Desk, Amethi (UP) [ Updated: January 30, 2018 19:25 IST ]
Amethi violence

One person was killed  and four others were injured after violent clash broke out between two groups in Amethi of Uttar Pradesh. 

The incident has been reported from Jagdishpur area of Amethi. Initial reports suggest old rivalry is the reason behind these clashes

The situation in the area is tense and heavy police force has been deployed.

The clash in Amethi comes just days after a communal clash led to the death of a youngster in Kasganj. 

Also read | Kasganj violence: Absolutely fine, says Rahul Upadhyay who was rumoured to have been killed

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made it clear that his government will deal strictly with those indulging in acts of violence.

"Government will not tolerate any kind of corruption or anarchy in the state, strict action will be taken against anyone who indulges in such acts," CM Yogi Adityanath was quoted as saying by ANI. 

Also read | Opinion | Rajat Sharma on how rumours fuelled communal tension in Kasganj

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