British police have arrested 15 more people in Leicester “to deter further disorder” in the city, following clashes between Hindus and Muslims over a cricket match between India and Pakistan.
In a statement, Leicestershire Police said: “Officers became aware of groups of young men gathering on Sunday afternoon in the North Evington area of the city.
“Officers spoke to them and took steps, including putting in place a temporary police cordon, to minimise harm and disturbance to communities.”
It comes after two arrests were made when police said disturbances broke out at an unplanned protest on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
Following an Asia Cup cricket match on Aug. 28, additional officers have been on patrol in the area after a number of incidents of disorder….
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