Lucknow: 300 students of a private engineering college have been booked for alleged brick-batting and creating a ruckus during a protest here, police said.

An FIR was registered against the unidentified students for indulging in brick-batting during a protest on Lucknow-Faizabad highway yesterday, they said.

Scores of students had held a demonstration outside their college to protest against the death of a fellow student, who was killed in a road accident on October 8.

They demanded compensation and construction of a speed breaker on the road.

However, upon being stopped, the students turned violent, created a ruckus and indulged in brick-batting, injuring several policemen, including a sub-inspector, police said.

The FIR was registered late last night at Chinhat police station, they said.

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