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Maharashtra: Six policemen arrested for indulging in vandalism during Dhule riots

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Feb 08, 2013 at 11:25pm IST

Mumbai: Six policemen were arrested in Dhule in Maharashtra on Friday, almost a month after they were caught on video vandalising and assaulting civilians during the riots in the city. Police drew sharp criticism after the visuals of the video were shown on news channels.

The video showed policemen smashing water drums and damaging two-wheelers parked along the street. The incident had raised serious questions over the police's handling of the riot.

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Riots had broken out in Dhule on January 6. Six people lost their lives in the violence.

Dhule riot: 6 policemen arrested for indulging in vandalism

The video showed policemen smashing water drums and damaging two-wheelers parked along the street.

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