Ujjain : 4 persons were injured in baton fight injuries in at village Kundla of Unhel tehsil here on Thursday.

An altercation between two groups over issue of water filling took a communal turn at Kundla. Brawl started after a Tamma Kunwar daughter of Bhagwan Singh was filling her water pots at public hand pump of her village. At the same time Mubarik son of Shakir reached the hand pump for the same purpose. An altercation between them started over filling of water, seeing the arguments the girl’s father reached the spot with his brother Dashrath Singh for clearing the issue. But the arguments did not stop and lead to baton fight between the Bhagwan Singh his brother and 3 other accomplices of Mubarik. Bhagwan Singh and family were severely injured in the fight after which a communal tension gripped the area, injured were rushed to Ujjain civil hospital for treatment.

Activists of VHP and Bajrang Dal reached the area soon and started creating a protest, the activists also gheraoed Unhel police station seeking arrests of the absconding miscreants. ASP Pankaj Shrivastava and Unhel TI DK Saini reached the spot immediately. Police deployment was made in area in view of to maintain peace and order; police companies from Nagda and Ujjain have been deployed in the area. Besides these extra measures Unhel police is keeping tight vigil to avoid any untoward incident. Conditions are now peaceful in the village.

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