Published On : Mon, Aug 25th, 2014

150 people held for jamming rail traffic at Mankapur Railway Bridge

trainstopmankapurNagpur News : In all 150 people were taken into custody by Koradi police, on Sunday, who staged demonstrations and organised a ‘rail roko’ protest for their demands.

The demonstrators were guided under the leadership of Shambhusingh Mathuraprasad Singh, Ajay Singh Suresh Singh (Omnagar), Vijaykumar Gajanan Pawar (Golibar Square), M C Kavi and Arvind Vedprakash Ghosla. As per details, the protestors gathered at Mankapur Railway Crossing at around5.30 pm and stopped a train for half-an hour that affected the rail traffic. The protestors were demanding to restart the service road beneath Railway Over Bridge at Mankapur. They alleged that the residents of the area are facing inconvenience due to non-availability of the service road.

After protesting for around half-an hour, Koradi police reached the scene and detained the protesters after clearing the rail traffic. Meanwhile, a case has been registered against all the 150 protesters.