Five persons arrested in connection with Arunachal Pradesh’s Vijoynagar violence

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Published: December 23,2020 01:13 PM
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December 23, 2020: Five persons including the prime accused in connection with Vijoynagar violence in Arunachal Pradesh have been arrested on Wednesday.

December 23, 2020: Five persons including the prime accused in connection with Vijoynagar violence in Arunachal Pradesh have been arrested on Wednesday.



The prime accused identified as Ngwazosa Yobin is the president of All Yobin Students’ Union.



On December 11, armed with daos (machetes), lathis (batons), a 400-strong mob reportedly led by the All Yobin Students’ Union went on rampage and burnt down the Vijaynagar EAC office, the Post Office and the SB office.



As per reports, they also ransacked the Vijayanagar Police Station and partially damaged the civil helipad over there before proceeding to Gandhigram on Friday.



This is the first time in Northeast a RAW office was set on fire during such violence.