Mild tension prevailed on the Osmania University campus on Wednesday afternoon when students attacked a car sporting a sticker of former MLA Magunta Babu.
According to Osmania University inspector P Ashok, a person, Prabhakar, was proceeding in his car towards Nallakunta via OU Administrative Building at around 2.30 pm. Though the vehicle did not belong to Maganti Babu, the students thought it was an Andhra person’s vehicle and attacked it. Police reached the spot after getting information regarding the attack and dispersed the mob.
In the incident, Prabhakar sustained minor injuries while a student suffered a fracture. Based on a complaint lodged by Prabhakar, police registered a case under Section 427 (Mischief causing damage) and 147 (Rioting) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). However, so far no one was arrested for the incident, the inspector added. TOI