Chennai: Day after video of knife-wielding students creating nuisance on train goes viral, four arrestedhttps://indianexpress.com/article/cities/chennai/day-after-video-of-knife-weilding-students-creating-nuisance-on-train-goes-viral-four-arrested-in-chennai-4883293/

Chennai: Day after video of knife-wielding students creating nuisance on train goes viral, four arrested

In the viral video, the students are seen hanging off a train with weapons in their hands, as it passes through a station.

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Four students from Presidency College in Chennai were arrested by the police on Tuesday.

Four students of Chennai’s Presidency College were arrested on Tuesday after a video of a group of students carrying knives and creating a nuisance on a local train went viral on social media. In the video, the students are seen hanging off a train with weapons in their hands, as it passes through Nemilichery station. They can be heard abusing in the video as well.

Shot by one of the commuters on the train, passengers on the station can be seen retreating in fear as the train passes through the station. The students are also seen deboarding the train at a station, where they burst crackers and break into dance.

“We have arrested four students and they are from Presidency College. It was an act of bravado on their part. They wanted to create fear among passengers. We have charged them under various sections including those pertaining to criminal intimation and carrying of weapons, ” Assistant Commissioner of Police, Nandhakumar told indianexpress.com.

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A grab from the video, which has gone viral on social media.
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The students, wielding swords, can be seen creating a nuisance on a train.