- Clashes erupted between locals and policemen in Jaipur's Ramganj
- Curfew in Manak Chowk, Subhash Chowk, Galta Gate and Ramganj
- Mobile internet services suspended in affected parts of the walled city
No violence has been reported since morning and five cases have been registered in connection with the clashes, police said.
"Situation in under control and we also conducted a flag march," a senior police official said, adding that "curfew will be relaxed or lifted only after reviewing the situation this evening."
"A petty dispute between a police constable and a motorcycle-borne couple late last night led to clashes between the locals and the police, following which the curfew was imposed around 1 am in Ramganj area, where the violence broke out," Jaipur Police Chief, Sanjay Agarwal said.
Locals alleged that the constable had assaulted the couple on Friday night over some issue, following which hundreds of people gathered at a police station in the area in protest and started throwing stones at the cops. The mob also set a transformer and several vehicles, including an ambulance, on fire. They also attacked journalists who had reached the spot, Jaipur Police Commissioner Sanjay Agarwal said.
The Delhi-Agra road through Jaipur has also been diverted.
Security forces, including Rajasthan Armed Constabulary (RAC) and home guard jawans, have been deployed in violence-hit areas, police said.
With inputs from PTI
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