Youths clash outside Khalsa college over posters
Two groups of youths clashed over the “pasting of posters” outside Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College on Wednesday morning.
Though the college authorities have denied the involvement of their students in the clash and blamed it on outsiders, those present at the spot said otherwise.
However, the authorities lodged a complaint with the police, which have started their investigation.
“The incident has noting to do with the students of the college. It was outsiders who were involved in the brawl,” said GGN Khalsa College principal Dr Gurdev Singh.
According to college authorities, on Tuesday, a strict instruction was issued to not allow anyone to enter the college without a valid identity card, after reports of outsiders trying to enter the campus.
“On Wednesday at 10.30am when outsiders found the college gate closed, they started pelting it with stones. By the time I THOUGH COLLEGE AUTHORITIES HAVE DENIED INVOLVEMENT OF THEIR STUDENTS IN THE CLASH, THOSE PRESENT AT THE SPOT SAID OTHERWISE reached there, the miscreants had fled the spot. I have lodged a complaint with the police and they are investigating the matter.”
As per police, they reached the spot soon after receiving the information but the youths involved in the incident had fled by then.
“We are investigating the matter and trying to identify those invo l ved in the brawl. College authorities have asked us to increase the vigil outside the college premises to avoid repetition of such incident,” said Division Number 8 station house officer Ranjit Singh.
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Posters over which the clash allegedly took place.Sunsets on ThursdaySunrise on Friday