Noida: Mahagun Moderne housing society attacked by mob after maid 'beaten up' for theft

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 12 July 2017, 02:29 PM

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.

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.

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.

First Published: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 11:28 AM
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