Clashes broke out between two groups in Karnataka's Belagavi on Wednesday night. The incident took an ugly turn as both groups pelted stones on each other and vandalized public property.
At least five vehicles were torched by the mob. Police immediately swung into action and lathicharged the protestors during which one ACP got injured. The reasons for the clash is yet to be ascertained and an investigation has been launched.
"There was a clash between two groups in Belagavi today. We have dispersed the crowd, however five vehicles were burnt during clashes. We formed teams to investigate the matter and videos are being examined to find out the cause of the clashes", Amarnath Reddy, DCP said in a statement.