Belagavi: A large number of people headed by former MLA Abhay Patil staged a dharna at Shahpur police station demanding the arrest of miscreants who indulged in stone-throwing at Shahpur area late on Sunday night. Yesterday, stones were thrown on a procession taken out in Shahpur during a marriage ceremony.The protesters blocked the road during their protest and condemned the untoward incident. Tension prevailed for a while in the affected area due to the violent incident.