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Muzaffarpur violence: Bihar Police arrest 14

Patna, Jan 19: Bihar police have arrested 14 accused in connection with the Muzaffarpur violence in which five people were killed. They were accused of torching nine houses in a village following a clash between two groups over killing of a youth in Muzaffarpur district.

The situation is said to be under control now following the violence that took place at Ajitpur village on Sunday. Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who is on a visit to Mumbai, will be back to Patna today.

A probe has been ordered that would be conducted by the Principal Secretary Home Sudhir Kumar and ADG (Headquarters) Gupteshwar Pandey into the incident. The CM has announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the kin of dead and Rs 50,000 to the injured.

The clash between two groups erupted after a body of 19-year-old boy Bhartendu Kumar, was found near a house belonging to Wasi Ahmed at Ajitpur village. One of the groups torched nine houses including of Ahmed, whose son Vikki had allegedly abducted and killed the boy.

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