Day after assault on prof, 4 Fazilka students booked

Four student leaders have been booked for assaulting a professor on the premises of MR Government College on Tuesday.
Harpreet Singh of Jhok Depolana village, Balwinder Singh of Walleshah Uttar, Balwinder Singh of Jhangar Bhaini and Kirandeep Kaur of Gharumi village had allegedly assaulted Prof Pardeep Singh. A case under Section 353, 186, 323 and 34 of the IPC has been registered against them at the Fazilka City police station.The Principal of the college, Gurnam Chand, stated that some students belonging to the SC category had been holding a protest on the college premises in favour of their demands. When Prof Pardeep Singh asked them the reason behind the protest, they allegedly assaulted him. The professor sustained injuries.Investigating officer Sarbjit Singh said none of the accused had been arrested so far.On the other hand, students, under the banner of the Punjab Students’ Union, staged a protest against cops for registration of a case against their leaders. They alleged that the district president of their union, Dheeraj Kumar, was allegedly illegally detained by the police.

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