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Curfew continues in Mau

October 22, 2005 13:52 IST

Curfew continued in trouble-torn Mau town for the eighth consecutive dayon Saturdaywith force deployment being strengthened in areas where minor incidents were reported on Friday.

No untoward incident has been reported from any part of the town since Thursday night, when two shops were set ablaze and four youths trying to create disturbance were arrested from different parts of the town, police sourcessaid.

The situation was fast returning to normal, they said. However, police deployment has been reinforced in certain areas as a precautionary measure.

Security forces were continuing round-the-clock vigil in all sensitive areas and efforts were on to arrestpeople involved in clashes, which had rocked the townlast Thursday over Dussehra festivities.

Uttar Pradesh Governor T V Rajeswar is on a visit to the townon Saturday to asses the situation, sources said, adding he would be holding a meeting with the district officials to take stock of the situation.

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