Hanuman Jayanti procession clash: 28 detained in Surat

Police has detained 28 people in connection with the clash, unruly behaviour and incident of stone pelting during Hanuman Jayanti Procession in Muslim dominant Limbayat area of the city last evening.

PI Limabyat N D Solanki said that so far 28 people have been nabbed in this connection for interrogation.

Another police official said that stone pelting took place when some of the over-enthusiast participants of the procession climbed on the wall of a mosque with swords etc.

Police had to resort to tear gas lobbing to disperse the mob.

28 people mostly associated with the procession have been detained by the police in this connection.