Ruckus was witnessed outside Mahagun Moderne Society at Sector 78 in Noida when locals pelted stones at the buildings, leading to riot-like situation. The mob of few hundreds was enraged as a maid was allegedly beaten up by one of the residents of the society on charges of theft.
The attackers were domestic helps and neighbours of a maid who was allegedly beaten up by one of the residents of Mahagun Moderne, police said.
Noida: Locals hold protest outside a residential complex in Sec-76 after reports of a maid being kept captive in a house inside the complex— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 12, 2017
The mob gathered outside the main gate of the society at 7 am and tried to breach the security. They also blocked the main Dadri-Surajpur-Chhalera (DSC) road at Barola, halting traffic towards Noida Phase 2 Industrial Area.
Noida: People protest outside a residential complex in Sec-76 after reports of a maid being kept captive in a house inside pic.twitter.com/GZTlUj51Im— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 12, 2017
Superintendent of police (city) Arun Kumar Singh reached the spot along with a posse of policemen. “Most of the protesters are domestic helps, who are angry that a maid has been allegedly beaten up. We are trying to contain the protest,” the SP said.
On the other hand, a resident said that a maid was caught stealing from one of the apartments and was handed over to police. “This is what enraged her villagers”.
In another matter, a Gym trainer was shot dead in Noida Sector 39. Relatives of the person blocked the Salarpur Road in protest.
Gym trainer shot dead in Noida Sector 39. Relatives block Salarpur road in protest. pic.twitter.com/9YZIPUVnnQ— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 12, 2017