Lawyers go on hunger strike

UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2009 09:53 PM IST
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Lawyers in Chennai went on a hunger strike demanding strict action against police officials responsible for baton charging them four days back. Holding placards and posters the lawyers held a sit-in in front of the Madras High Court. The premises of Chennai turned into a battleground on Thursday after lawyers set fire to a police station in Chennai and 20 policemen were injured in clashes after the arrest of legal counsel sympathetic to Sri Lankan rebels.

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