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Violence in Allahabad over Dalit student's killing

IANS  |  Allahabad 

Angered over the killing of a student of University, students on Monday went on a rampage, setting fire to a bus.

The angry students also laid siege to the house of Suhas L.Y., police said.

Brutally assaulted by four men, student died on Sunday night after slipping into a coma. He was attacked outside a restaurant in Colonelganj on Friday night.

A at the restaurant, Munna Singh Chauhan, has been arrested and two policemen have been suspended.

Angry varsity students aligned to the Samajwadi Yuvjan Sabha (SYS) and the All Students Association (AISA) took out a protest march on Monday and raised anti-government and anti-police slogans.

Demanding immediate arrest of the culprits, the students also sought adequate compensation for the deceased student's family.

Saroj was a LLB 2nd year student and hailed from Pratapgarh. A video of the killing has gone viral, leaving the police red-faced.

No one in the government has reacted to the gruesome killing which incensed the opposition parties.

Efforts to speak to Siddhartha Nath Singh, a from and for the government, went in vain as he did not take calls.

(BSP) has slammed Minister for the killing of the student.

In a statement, she said the atmosphere in the country and the state had become "vicious and violent" due to the pursued by the



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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 16:46 IST