In Himachal Pradesh, the police arrested Rumit Thakur, who headed the Devbhoomi Kshatriya organization, on charges of violence and ruckus in the violent agitation in Shimla for legal recognition of the upper caste commission. Apart from Rumit, the police have arrested two of his other accomplices. The three were arrested from a hotel near Shoghi. The trio were staying at the hotel after the agitation on Wednesday. Shimla SP has confirmed the arrest.According to the information, after the agitation in Shimla ended on Wednesday, Thakur along with his associates stayed in a private hotel in Shoghi. During this he came live on Facebook and the police got information about Rumit’s location. What was it then, the police arrested Rumit along with his associates. Sources say that two more women may be arrested in the case.
total of nine jawans, including the ASP of Himachal Police, have been injured in this agitation for giving legal recognition to the Survey Commission. Five jawans were injured during clashes at Nahan in Jahan Sirmaur. At the same time, four police personnel of Shimla Police were injured in stone pelting near Tara Devi. They have been admitted to IGMC Hospital, Shimla. Shimla ASP Sushil has got three stitches on his head.