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Mob Attacks Mahagun Moderne Society After Maid Is Beaten

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| July 12 , 2017 , 12:27 IST

The residents of Noida Sector 78, witnessed a riot-like situation in their society on Wednesday when hundreds of people surrounded the premises and pelting stones at the buildings.

The police said the attackers were the neighbours and acquaintances of a domestic help who was allegedly beaten by one of the Mahagun Moderne residents.

The Police rushed to the spot as soon as they got the information. Superintendent of Police Arun Kumar Singh led a small police force to the Mahagun residence and contained the situation.

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The SP said, “Most of the protesters are domestic helpers, who are angry that a maid has been allegedly beaten up. We are trying to contain the protest.”

However, a resident said that the protesters were enraged after a maid was handed over to the police after she was caught stealing from one of the apartments.

The protesters blocked the main Dadri-Surajpur-Chhalera (DSC) road at Barola, halting traffic towards Noida Phase 2 Industrial Area.

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According to sources, the mob started gathering outside the main gate of the society around 7 am. They tried to breach the security and succeeded. Many protesters managed to enter the society with weapons and started pelting stones at the buildings.

With the protests outside their society, residents remained inside and failed to send their kids to school or go to offices.