A college student was crushed to death allegedly by a police vehicle near Nortom Chowk on Wednesday evening, triggering violent protests by students who ransacked a bus.

The incident occurred when the victim, identified as Amardeep, a student of GMN College, was returning home from college.

The victim was going to stop his bike for a routine check by the police when a police vehicle coming from the same direction hit his motorbike and ran over him, resulting in his death. — PTI