Only after some journalists interfered, the police helped to take the injured students to the hospital. Following the brutal incident, Tamil Nadu government ordered the senior police officials to probe into the matter. Chennai Assistant Police Commissioner was suspended along with the Police Inspector in charge.
Also police have on Thursday, Nov 13 arrested seven persons in connection with group clash. R Shekar, the Chennai Police Commissioner said, "ACP Narayanamurthy and inspector Sekar Babu have been suspended while four Sub-Inspectors have been transferred out of Chennai."
Police sources said that the clash broke out between the students (who belong to two different communities) of Dr Ambedkar Law College over a poster which did not carry the name of Dr Ambedkar.
The college principal in a complaint to police had stated that seven students were responsible for the incident.
An embarrassed Tamil Nadu government later on Thursday, Nov 13 ordered a judicial probe by a retired High Court judge into the clash between two groups of students of Dr Ambedkar Law college here and placed under suspension the college Principal and an Assistant Commissioner of Police for dereliction of duty.