Following the murder of a dalit youth the agitated mob went out of control and set a house on fire. The mob also made it difficult for the fire brigade to control the fire. Last night police fired tear gas shells to control the mob and were on their foot for the entire night.
Residents were angry at police and demanded immediate arrest of the accused. Police nabbed two accused during the night only and sent the dead body for postmortem.
But the anger of residents did not stop here, next day when the dead body of the youth was taken for cremation, mob started pelting stone at the police. Following this police did a lathi charge at the mob and again fired tear gas shells.
Such was the situation the senior police officials has to come to Tharoda area in order to bring the situation under control. The situation is still tensed in this area and police officials are deployed here.