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Violence at Panjab University: Court grants bail to 5 more students

A local court on Monday granted bail to five more students in the matter pertaining to unrest on the Panjab University campus on April 11 during protests against the proposed fee hike.

punjab Updated: Apr 17, 2017 13:01 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
Violence was rampant at the Panjab University campus on April 11, with students resorting to stone-pelting while police forces used tear gas and water cannons.
Violence was rampant at the Panjab University campus on April 11, with students resorting to stone-pelting while police forces used tear gas and water cannons. (HT File )
         

A local court on Monday granted bail to five more students in the matter pertaining to unrest on the Panjab University campus on April 11 during protests against the proposed fee hike.

Violence was rampant at the Panjab University campus on April 11, with students resorting to stone-pelting while police forces used tear gas and water cannons.

Also read | Is Panjab University turning into a new student protest hub?

Earlier, the court of additional district and sessions judge JS Sidhu had granted bail to 48 of 68 accused.

Despite police opposition in arguments that lasted for more than half an hour, the students were granted bail on a surety bond of Rs 25,000 each.

First Published: Apr 17, 2017 13:00 IST

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