Prohibitory orders were imposed at Barwadih after a clash broke out between members of two communities during a procession there,said the police.
“Prohibitory orders have been imposed under section 144 CrPC following the clash,” Giridih SP Kranti Kumar said.
After the people of two communities-Hindus and Muslims-clashed,the police intervened.But the cops faced tough time in restoring peace as stones were hurled on them.
Reports say shops and vehicles were burnt.Even passenger buses were burnt.”The passengers faced untold miseries.They fled from the area and protected themselves”,said a report reaching Ranchi.
When some shop keepers objected,they were thrashed by the lawbreakers,said the report.Though a section of the police guarded the area,tension continued to prevail in Barwadih.