13 arrested for attack on Northeast students in Pune

Published: August 16, 2012 - 15:06

Pune: Thirteen people are arrested for allegedly beating up Northeastern students in Pune since last week. The Pune police met members of the Muslim community urging them to disregard a controversial MMS clip that has been doing the rounds.

Police say the clip is doctored and aimed at creating communal tension. A case has been filed against unknown persons for circulating it. Security is being stepped up at colleges in the city.

Reports said that students and working professionals from the North East were scared to venture out of their homes and had appealed to the police to provide the protection.

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Pune: Thirteen people are arrested for allegedly beating up Northeastern students in Pune since last week. The Pune police met members of the Muslim community urging them to disregard a controversial MMS clip that has been doing the rounds.

Police say the clip is doctored and aimed at creating communal tension. A case has been filed against unknown persons for circulating it. Security is being stepped up at colleges in the city.

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