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Violence in MP city school over Padmaavat song, four held

IANS | Ratlam |

A mob indulged in arson in a school to protest a dance performance by a schoolgirl on a ‘Padmaavat’ movie song during its annual day celebrations, after which four accused were held, police said on Monday.

Around three-four hours after the ‘ghoomar’ performance by the girl, a mob of 20-25 persons went to the Saint Paul School around 1.30 p.m. and began indulging in arson, while shouting slogans in favour of Sri Karni Sena, Jawra police station incharge M.P. Parihar said.

Four persons were arrested while a manhunt has been launched for other suspects, police said.