Student's death sparks violence on Haryana highway

Palwal (Haryana)


Several vehicles were damaged Tuesday on a Haryana highway after a mob clashed with police over the death of an engineering student, police said.

The mob blocked the National Highway No. 2 near Hodal town, 90 km from Delhi, seeking the arrest of the principal of a private engineering college over the death a student.

Violence broke out when police reached the highway and tried to lift the blockade.

Family members of the victim alleged that the principal was responsible for the death of the student. They demanded that a case of murder be registered against the principal. - IANS