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Banda: Students go on rampage after teacher's death

Students of a local school in Banda went on a rampage and resorted to arson following the death of their teacher in a road accident on the Banda-Allahabad National Highway today morning.

india Updated: Mar 19, 2012 16:23 IST

Students of a local school in Banda went on a rampage and resorted to arson following the death of their teacher in a road accident on the Banda-Allahabad National Highway on Monday morning.

Police said that following the death of Nirbhay Singh, teacher at Saraswati Shishu Niketan in Aliganj locality after being hit by a sand-laden truck, students went on a rampage damaging about two dozen vehicles leading to a traffic jam.

Besides setting five trucks on fire, they also indulged in brick-batting and police had to use mild force to control the mob.

The situation has now been brought under control and additional force has been deployed as a precautionary measure, police said adding that the body has been sent for post-mortem examination.