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Nine held for vandalism, assault at house and office of Indore Cong leader

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Indore, May 15 (PTI) Police on Wednesday arrested nine people in connection with vandalism, stone pelting and assault at the house and office of a Congress leader in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore, an official said.

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Following a dispute with block Congress president Vinod Yadav, alias Babbu, during voting in Indore Lok Sabha seat on May 13, about 15 people had targeted his house, office and a few vehicles.

A minor girl and another person were injured in the incident that was captured on a CCTV camera, the official said.

Pardeshipura police station in-charge Pankaj Dwivedi said that nine people were arrested in connection with vandalism and stone pelting at Yadav’s house and the office adjacent to it.

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He said the accused had beaten up a minor girl and another person, injuring them.

The police official said that the accused had barged into Yadav's office with a knife and broke the doors, windows and glass panes of vehicles parked on the premises.

Dwivedi said that during the Lok Sabha elections in Indore on May 13, there was a dispute between Yadav and some of the accused at a polling booth in Nanda Nagar. He said that other accused are being identified through CCTV footage of the incident. PTI HWP ADU NR

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