A student was injured on Wednesday during a scuffle between him and a shopkeeper at a north Delhi locality here which sparked off tension in the area.
During the incident, which was reported from Mukherjee Nagar, the victim was allegedly beaten up by the shopkeeper`s son after a heated argument.
After sometime, the shopkeeper and some locals also allegedly joined in roughing up the student.
Later, some students gathered at the spot which led to tension in the area and police was called to contain the situation.
Police used force to disperse the group of students.
The injured was taken to Hindu Rao hospital.