A police station has been burnt down, Chinese fish meal, and other properties also burnt to the grown, as angry villagers of the Sanyang Costal fishing villager this morning protested the death of a villager, who was allegedly killed by an employee of the Chinese fish meal company.
The death of the 25 year old villager. has sparked riots in the Coastal village. Armed police intervention unit officers have been firing teargas at the angry protesters. The situation is chaotic in Sanyang.
Meanwhile, the police and the army have been deployed to reinforce the PIU officers.
Today’s incident followed a long-standing dispute between the villagers and the Chinese fish meal factory. The company has been accused of environmental pollution and overfishing.