Mangaluru: Protest students suffer minor injuries in lathicharge

The students were protesting against the arrest of Amin Rishad a student of Srinivas College in connection with a ragging incident.

By: PTI | Mangaluru | Published:September 11, 2016 12:29 am

Some students owing allegiance to Campus Front of India suffered minor injuries on Saturday when police lathicharged them after they turned violent while gheraoing a rural police station, protesting against arrest of a college student in connection with a ragging incident.

Amin Rishad, a student of Srinivas College was arrested on Friday in connection with a ragging incident last month. A case had been registered at Mangaluru rural police station.

Police said they had to use force as the agitators turned violent, inflicting minor injuries on a few of their personnel. Some students also suffered minor injuries.