Curfew relaxed in Banswara

Jaipur: Curfew was relaxed for 18 hours today in Banswara district where communal clashes broke out last week.

With the situation returning to normalcy, the curfew was further relaxed today from 5 AM to 11 PM, police said.

Tension broke out in Banswara city area on Thursday last week during a religions procession taken out by members of the minority community.

The district administration imposed curfew in Kotwali police station area, which covers almost the entire city, the next day.

As many as 92 people have been arrested so far, the police said.