Police lathicharge parents protesting against molestation of school girls

Violent clashes between the police and the public broke out when parents in Yavatmal, Maharashtra, were protesting against the alleged molestation of girl students at a school.

The police did a lathi-charge against the parents. Around 40 people were injured.

The principal of the Yavatmal Public School and two teachers were arrested last week after parents complained that the teachers had molested two girls in the primary classes.

The parents are also demanding action against the chairman of the school committee.