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Students in Punjab’s Moga involve in clashes after Pakistan’s loss to England
By SMCS - Nov 15, 2022 3:40 pm
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The T20 World Cup 2022 final between England and Pakistan took place on Sunday and a group of students got involved in a violent clash in Moga after Pakistan lost. The incident happened in the hostel premises of Lala Lajpat Rai College and the stones and bottles were thrown in anger against each other as well which left seven injured.

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However, a clash had taken place between the Bihari students and the Kashmiri students. Police had to intervene to take control of the situation and they had to do the Lathi charge to make things in control as well. The college chairman Krishan Kauro gave an update on the situation while the video of the incident went viral on the Internet.

“On Sunday, after Pakistan’s loss, a minor argument escalated into a clash and one small group of students pelted the other with stones. The situation was controlled and police was called,” said college chairman Krishan Kaura as quoted by The Indian Express.

Meanwhile, a policeman named Jagtar Singh from Moga Sadar police station shared the reason behind the arguments and stated that members of each group have given in writing that they would maintain peace as well.

“No one was seriously injured. Five students from each group have given to us in writing that they will maintain peace. Some students had passed comments over Pakistan’s loss which led to the argument and later it escalated when other students from Bihar, UP, etc. also joined in,” said Jagtar Singh.

On account of the incidents, Jammu and Kashmir Students’ Association tweeted that they have taken all the necessary steps meanwhile to release the detained people.

“We have spoken with SSP Moga Punjab @gulneets Ji and asked him to act in this matter and take notice of the horrific event involving Kashmiri students that occurred in Moga. He has promised that those responsible will face consequences and that five students who were detained would soon be released,” J&K Students Association tweeted.

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