10 SFI students, 5 policemen injured in violence

Ten Students Federation of India activists and five police personnel were injured when violence broke out during a march by the students.

Last Updated: Jun 28, 2011, 13:02 PM IST

Kottayam: Ten Students Federation of India activists and five police personnel were injured when violence broke out during a march by the students to the collectorate here against UDF government`s policies on the self-financing education sector.
Police said the SFI students pelted stones at them when they were prevented from breaking the police cordon to enter the locked district collectorate on Monday.

Police then lobbed teargas shells and cane charged them, they said.
The students and police personnel who suffered minor injuries were treated at the district hospital.

PTI