Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, October 2
A group of at least 50 miscreants armed with sharp weapons and sticks went on rampage and vandalised around 30 vehicles, including two-wheelers, parked on streets at Mauli Complex, in Mauli Jagran on Thursday night, following an argument between a local resident and a meat shop owner.
The miscreants pelted stones and smashed the windowpanes of the houses, leaving the residents terrified. Sources said that persons from the opposite group also pelted the stones in retaliation.
Police said that meat shop owner named Kunal was at his shop when a person named Karan arrived there along with his dog. Karan brought the dog inside the shop to which Kunal objected. The incident led to heated arguments after which Karan left from there.
Later in the night the prime accused Karan along with other accomplices arrived there with sharp weapons and sticks. The miscreants went on rampage and pelted stones and bricks at houses and vehicles parked on the streets.
DSP (east) Gurmukh Singh said the patrolling in the area has been stepped-up to ensure law and order in the area.
Meanwhile, a case under Sections 147,148, 149, 323, 341, 506 and 34 of IPC has been registered at Mauli Jagran police station on the complaint of Kunal.
Four persons have been arrested by the police, while others are being identified.