Free Press Journal

Student’s death: Violent protests in UP, bus burnt


Allahabad: A group of people torched a bus in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad on Monday in a protest against the death of a law student of Allahabad University.

The 26-year-old Dilip Saroj succumbed to his injuries yesterday after being thrashed by a group of people during an argument in Allahabad’s Katra Bazar on Saturday.

A video of the killing has gone viral, leaving the police red-faced. The Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday arrested the main accused in the case after a video of the incident went viral on social media. The police also identified, Vijay Shankar, a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) as one of the attackers.