600 booked for violence

Cases have been slapped against nearly 600 people in Uttar Pradesh`s Banda district for indulging in violence after a truck ran over a student.

Lucknow: Cases have been slapped against nearly 600 people in Uttar Pradesh`s Banda district for indulging in violence after a truck ran over a student, police said on Thursday.

Sushil Kumar`s death Tuesday in Chapad village triggered violence that left about 10 policemen injured. Fellow students also set fire to a dozen vehicles.

Police inspector Rakesh Mishra said in Banda, some 200 km from Lucknow, that those booked had attacked policemen and damaged public property.
IANS

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