Jaipur under curfew: Body of 22-year-old boy buried under security cover

The last rites of a 22-year-old boy Mohammad Aadil, who was allegedly killed in the police firing during violence in Jaipur on Friday night, took place at the Ghat Ghate graveyard on Monday under high-security cover.The body Aadil was handed over to his family members after the post-mortem, which was conducted after the family’s approval. They agreed for the post mortem when State Government assured an allotment of a dairy booth and payment of compensation to the family. Police also promised a special investigation into the firing incident in connection with the other cases registered under violence.
The curfew remained intact in four police station areas in the cityfor the third consecutive day. However, the ban on the mobile internet was lifted from several places except for 14 police station areas. “Curfew could be lifted on Tuesday depending on the situation in the Ramganj and nearby area. No violence has been reported so far”, police commissioner Sanjay Agarwal told DH. Life remained paralysed in the city on the third day and colleges and schools remained closed.The clashbegan on Fridaynight at Ramganj, Jaipur after a police constable allegedly assaulted a couple on a two wheeler. Following which hundreds of people gathered at a police station in the area in protest and started throwing stones at the cops. In retaliation, Police tried to disperse the mob and by opening tear gas and fired in the air which allegedly led to the death of a local. Nine people including four policemen were severely injured in the clashes.Ramganj is situated in the walled city of Jaipur. The area is known for its busy market and crowded streets and is demographically a Muslim majority area.

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