Tripura post-poll violence: Locals gherao police station, block road in resentment

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Agartala: Tripura post-poll violence: Locals gherao police station, block road in resentment.

Locals in the Madhopur area under Tripura’s Sepahijala district cordoned off a local police station.

sparking outrage over police violence and intimidation by ruling party workers, especially the Yuva Morcha.

Sources said that immediately after the Tripura by-election results were announced, “drunken youths” erupted, attacking people, vandalizing vehicles and motorcycles, and damaging private property. Disturbed by the breach of peace in Tripura village, locals rushed out of their homes and blocked the main road. Locals claimed that local BJP youth wing leader Sakit Debnath was allegedly behind the post-poll violence.

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