Jallikattu protest: Violence breaks out in Chennai

Monday, 23 January 2017 - 13:49

Violence has broken out in Chennai and a few other places in Tamil Nadu after police started evicting pro-Jallikattu protesters, Indian media states.

A group of about 50 protesters set Ice House police station on fire. Around 15 bikes parked in front of the police station also went up in flames.

The protesters hurled stones at the police station, and at least 22 policemen were injured in the stone-pelting.