Four students of Presidency College were arrested after they were seen playing with sharp weapons on a local train. The video of the entire incident was uploaded by one of the student of Pachaiyappa's college on social media which went viral.
The video shows students brandishing knives and metal rods on the platform as the train comes to a halt at the Nemmilichery railway station which is 35 km away from Chennai central.
The police arrested the students outside the Nemilicherry railway station after videos showing boys believed to be college students. Search for other students is underway.
Students of Pachaiyappa's and Presidency College, prominent institutions in Chennai, have in the past been involved in various instances of violence and rivalry.