Internet services in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh have been suspended till midnight following clashes between police and the citizenship law protestors on Sunday. The violence between cops and protestors in the city’s Uparkot locality witnessed stone-throwing, vandalising of vehicles and a shop being set on fire.
According to reports, several cops were injured in the violence. Police said that the role of students from the Aligarh Muslim University was being investigated in instigating the violence.
Talking to reporters, Aligarh’s District Magistrate Chandra Bhushan Singh said that the violence was triggered after protestors pelted stones at the police, following which police resorted to the use of tear gas shells.
“The situation is under control," Singh said.