Dewas, July 30
A 55-year-old girl on Thursday poured kerosene and set herself on fireplace whereas opposing an anti-encroachment drive in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh, officers mentioned.
Sabra Bi (55), resident of Atwas village, was admitted to hospital and was mentioned to be out of hazard, they added.
Three officers had been additionally injured when her relations pelted stones at them, the police mentioned.
District Collector Chandramauli Shukla mentioned that when a workforce of income division went to take away encroachment over authorities land within the village, the household of 1 Ramzan Khan opposed them.
While some family members pelted stones on the officers, Khan’s spouse Sabra Bi poured kerosene and set herself on fireplace, the collector mentioned.
The fireplace was doused and he or she was rushed to a hospital, Shukla mentioned.
District Superintendent of Police Dr Shivdayal Singh mentioned that Patwari (village income official) Kishore Chavera sustained extreme harm to his ear within the stone pelting.
Revenue Inspector Rajendra Dhurve and Patwari Dilip Jat additionally had been injured, he mentioned.
A case of rioting and obstructing authorities officers within the efficiency of obligation was registered in opposition to eleven individuals together with Ramzan Khan and Sabra Bi.
Khan informed reporters that they opposed the anti- encroachment motion because the crops of his household had been getting broken. PTI