Students of Allahabad University indulge in violence and arson on the University campus after a student leader was arrested.Students went angry and started vandalizing the property of the university as the news of the arrest spread. They also pelted police with stones and in anger set some vehicles on fire.
To disperse the students, police was forced to use the mild force and in the process it also arrested some other student leaders. Seeing the situation the security on the University was beefed up and even Rapid Action Force (RAF) was also deployed.
Following the directives of the High Court, police earlier visited the campus hostel in order to vacate them. Allahabad SSP Shalabh Mathur said "they conducted searches at the hostels to weed out undesirable elements."
He further added "the violence was contained and additional security forces deployed at the university."