Police resorted to lathi-charge inside the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) campus at Tarnaka on Monday during a demonstration by students demanding compensation for the family of a private worker who died after falling from a building.

A civil works supervisor M. Narsing employed by a private company was overseeing construction work on the EFLU campus when he flipped and fell from fourth floor of the building, the Osmania University Inspector P. Ashok said. The supervisor was rushed to Gandhi hospital where he succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.

According to the police, some EFLU students had allegedly shifted the body forcibly to the university campus and began demonstrating. They were demanding suitable compensation to the supervisor’s family. As per the procedure, the body should have been shifted to the morgue for an autopsy, police said.

As the agitating students refused to hand over the body, the police dispersed them and shifted the body to Gandhi hospital morgue.

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